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Casada Noodle Soup S 
Chicken Little S 
Chicken Scratch S 
Chicken Thief S 
Chicken, The S 
Cruisin for Chicks S 
Egg, The S 
Left Wing S 
Right Wing S 
Rooster Tail S 
Technical Fowl S 

Chicken Little Area Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The trail heads straight to this area at the left end of the crag. Several nice sport routes exist in this area ranging form 5.9 to 5.11d. There are also two traditional routes, a 5.7 and a .10a. The rock here is generally solid with exciting crimping and side pulling.

Getting There 

See overview Photo. The trail heading toward the crag ends at this wall. Ends right around three good climbs: The Egg, The Chicken, and Technical Fowl.

Routes 

Starting left and working right:

Left Wing (5.11a)
Little Chicken (5.7), Trad
Chicken Little (5.11d)
Cruisin for Chicks (5.10c)
Rooster Tail (5.10c)
Casada Noodle Soup (5.10b)
Technical Fowl (5.10d or 5.10b/c)
The Chicken (5.10a)
The Egg (5.9)
Chicken Scratch (5.10a)
Chicken Thief (5.11a)

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.9 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',6],['5.11',4],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Chicken Little Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Chicken Little Area:
The Egg   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
The Chicken   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Chicken Little Area
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Technical Fowl 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  New Mexico : Santa Fe Area : ... : Chicken Little Area
Starts just to the right of, and gains the same ledge as Casada Noodle Soup. To spot the route just look up for a bolt line heading between two distinct cracks. Once gaining the initial ledge you can step up and clip the first bolt. A few reachy, semi difficult moves will lead to some easier ones and a smooth face with cracks on either side of the bolt line. Nice route, though one you gain the face it seems to wander back and fourth across the face (contrived)! The route setters intended for the rout...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Mexico

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