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Gertch's Half Brother

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Gertch's Half Brother Rock Climbing 


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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



Weather station 11.3 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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