Captain Hook's Grotto Rock Climbing
DTP climbing in Captain Hook's Grotto. I tried to...
Tucked away and off the the main trail, this wall see's little traffic. The entire wall get's morning shade, and the actual grotto climbs "Captain Hook" and "Peter Pan Flies Again" get nice continual shade in the summer.
Climbs from left to right are: Lunch With a Crocodile
5.10d Peter Pan Flies Again
5.11b Captain Hook
About 200 feet left of the tower. Between Sleeping Beauty Wall and Midnight Pumpkin Wall. This one doesn't have a nice graded trail leading up to it, but there are a few small ill-defined trails to follow.
Climbing Season For the Enchanted Tower area.
Weather station 5.7 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Captain Hook's Grotto
Lunch With a Crocodile 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b New Mexico
: Enchanted Tower
: Captain Hook's Grotto
Start on a chossy slab, best to traverse in from the right to clip the first bolt to miss some of the worst rock. Continue up past the second and third bolt. Whenever the holds die out utilize the arete passing the fourth bolt. Catch a nice (slightly awkward rest) clip the 5th bolt out left (bolt was placed here to provide a cleaner fall) and head right to a hueco and traverse left to the next bolt. Slightly harder if done direct.Continue up easy ground for a few more bolts to the final over...[more] Browse More Classics in New Mexico
DTP climbing in Captain Hook's Grotto.