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Gertch's Half Brother

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Gertch's Half Brother Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 7,388'
Location: 32.36009, -106.57885 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This is the smaller formation to the right of Gertch's Folly.

Getting There 

Approach Gertch's Folly and then continue uphill to the right to the base of the smaller formation.

Climbing Season

For the Organ Mountains area.

Weather station 11.3 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: The west face of Gertch's Half Brother, viewed fro...

West Face 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13  New Mexico : Organ Mountains : ... : Gertch's Half Brother
P1: Face climb upward following discontinuous cracks to a good stance.P2: Climb left and upward to another good stance close to a corner and roof system.P3: Traverse right avoiding the roof until one reaches a major weakness in the face.P4: Follow the weakness to the top of the climb where one can unrope....[more]   Browse More Classics in New Mexico

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Rock Climbing Photo: Location of Gertch's Half Brother and Arch.
BETA PHOTO: Location of Gertch's Half Brother and Arch.
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