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Location: 32.3603, -106.575 View Map  Incorrect?
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A lovely rap anchor on the summit of Low Horn 1 (n...

Description 

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.

Getting There 

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

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Featured Route For Low Horn 1
Rock Climbing Photo: The Northwest face of Low Horn #1 as seen from the...

North West Side 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b  New Mexico : Organ Mountains : ... : Low Horn 1
The crux very well may be the scramble and bushwhack approach hike. From near the top of Big Windy Canyon, head south and scramble up to the ridge forming the summit of Gertch. Depending on your exact route, you might find some class 4 moves on this scramble. Alternate approaches are available, including the canyon between Gertch and Gertch's half brother. From this ridge, scramble up the Northwest face to the summit. Depending on your perspective, and exact route, you may find one or two c...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Mexico

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Rock Climbing Photo: The north face of Low Horn #1. Any number of 3rd/4...
BETA PHOTO: The north face of Low Horn #1. Any number of 3rd/4...
Rock Climbing Photo: Rapping off the south face of Low Horn 1
Rapping off the south face of Low Horn 1
Rock Climbing Photo: The impressive south face of Low Horn 1 from below...
The impressive south face of Low Horn 1 from below...
Rock Climbing Photo: On the knife edge ridge just west of the actual su...
On the knife edge ridge just west of the actual su...

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