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Ghost Ranch Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Camster (Rhymes with Hamster) on Jul 18, 2007
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Description 

Ghost Ranch is an area near Abiquiu, NM.
There are a half dozen towers there, all close to the road.

Getting There 

Ghost Ranch is located 65 miles northwest of Santa Fe (forty miles beyond Española) on U.S. 84.

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Weather station 2.0 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Mt. Ethan putterman from Highway 84.

Regular Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A3 R  NM : New Mexico, other Northern ... : ... : Mount Ethan Putterman
Start on the NW side of tower. Scramble up the west (right) side of a big triangular sandy mass to reach a crack in a corner. Nail the crack, move right to a short bolt ladder that gets you through the white stuff (chert, etc.), then move right and climb up the sort of gully on the west side to the summit. When I led this gulley in 1991 about 5,000 pounds of loose rock fell down it....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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The late Mike Baker and Cam Burns with experimenta...

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By Justin Dansby
From: GA
Mar 31, 2008
I've been biking/bouldering here a few years ago, remember some of the area but looking for an electronic map. Anyone have one?
By Camster (Rhymes with Hamster)
May 1, 2008
Justin,
I've marked these two maps with towers.
Not sure what other activities you want covered.
Cam