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Broken Columns

Broken Columns Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Aaron Hobson on Mar 11, 2006
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Following the North End wall to its end rewards you with a few very nice boulder problems. There are a number of basalt-like columns which have fallen off the cliff and form some beautiful dihedrals and cracks. The smooth faces of some of these columns is covered in a smooth brick-red varnish, which looks almost like somone slapped a layer of paint on the wall.

There is one column which is a bit longer and shows evidence of climbing; old pin scars.

Getting There 

The broken columns are visible from the approach and are at the upper eastern end of the North End group.

Climbing Season

For the Pena Blanca area.

Weather station 8.7 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: Looking towards the columns
Looking towards the columns
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Good cracks
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The longest of the broken columns, about 25 ft hig...

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By Forrest Wilcox
From: Las Cruces, NM
Feb 2, 2014
The smaller ones would be fun high balls

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