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Hermits Peak Rock Climbing 

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This area includes all the climbing near the Hermits Peak trail as well as the face of Hermits itself. Expect approaches to take at least an hour.

Getting There 

From the El Porvenir campground, take trail #233 toward Hermits Peak. Tread lightly as the first sections of the trail are on private land. Continue up the trail in to the narrowing canyon. For impressive views, continue to the summit plateau of Hermits.

Climbing Season

Weather station 12.9 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Map for approach

Thai Cookin' 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13  New Mexico : New Mexico, other Northern ... : ... : Hermit's Cave
P1: Begins in a left-facing dihedral and climbs for 40 to 50’ to a small roof. Pull the roof (5.9) to a good ledge with 1 bolt and gear placements. Belay here. P2: Climbs a left-facing dihedral for 30’ to a large overhang. Climb through the overhang (5.11d) clipping 2 bolts along the way. Easier terrain follows trending left to a 2 bolt belay on a ledge. P3: Climbs sparsely protected rock to a dihedral straight above the belay. Follow the dihedral for 50 to 60’ until near the base of ...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Mexico

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