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Crack Cliff Rock Climbing 


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Location: 36.25082, -104.06553 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Although this cliff is harder to locate it's possibly the best option for trad climbing and shade in the Amole Area.Good rock down low with some short splitter sections, but still a bit vegitated in pocketed face above.

Getting There 

Hike/bushwack West (climbers left) about 15 minutes beyond Phishbowl. May be Best approached on the Amole Day Use area via The Bluediamond loop above the cliffs.

Climbing Season

For the Taos Area area.

Weather station 10.4 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Crack Cliff

Pass the Basalt 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  New Mexico : Taos Area : ... : Crack Cliff
Start in crack behind free standing blockOnce out of the dihedral, make a tricky and technical move to gain the roof and pull the roof. The crux protects well. Runout on easy climbing to the anchors...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Mexico

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