A lovely rap anchor on the summit of Low Horn 1 (n...
Low Horn #1 is the northernmost of the low horns, a smallish summit with a sub-summit consisting of a smallish knife edge ridge just to the west.
Approach Big Windy Canyon or Gertch from the Topp Hut. Scramble south from near the top of Big Windy Canyon, east along the ridge from the summit of Gertch, east from the top of the canyon between Gertch and Gertch's half brother.
Climbing Season For the Organ Mountains area.
Weather station 11.1 miles from here
2 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Low Horn 1
South Face 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
R New Mexico
: Organ Mountains
: ... : Low Horn 1
Start directly from the Low Horn #2/#1 saddle and climb to the top of Horn #1 in 1 pitch. This face looks steep and difficult, but turns out to be a one-move wonder. Or maybe two moves...Climb up to the bulging face and try to get some gear at your feet. I soloed this, so I'm not sure how solid the gear would be here, and a fall from the bulge wouldn't be pretty.Stand up and search around until you find some really nice finger pockets on the bulging face. The rock here is excel...[more] Browse More Classics in New Mexico
BETA PHOTO: The north face of Low Horn #1. Any number of 3rd/4...
Rapping off the south face of Low Horn 1
The impressive south face of Low Horn 1 from below...
On the knife edge ridge just west of the actual su...