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Ford Butte

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Ford Butte Rock Climbing 


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Loooking down from the start of the gully

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Description 

A big volcanic plug across the highway from Bennett Peak (on the east side of Route 666). It has three distinct summits. A north, south, and west summit.

Getting There 

Drive south on 666.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 11.7 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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South Summit, Regular Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a NM : New Mexico Navajolands : Ford Butte
There is a big gully on the northeast side of this plug that leads up and jogs around to the south and west. Scramble up it several hundred feet until between the north and south towers. Then, make your way up the north face o the south tower. The climbing is a bit run-out, but there is really only one pitch of tricky climbing....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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