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Lower Virgin

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
A Fistful of Pesos S 
Bad Cop, No Donut S 
Cabeza de Chivo S 
Charity S 
Don Quixote S 
El Balota S 
Flying Scorpion S 
Mexican Vacation S 
Mexico in Flames S 
Mugre S 
Mugre Mugre S 
Resurrection S 
Sancho Panza S 
Selam S 
Shroud, The S 
Silverfish S 
Thonga de T S 
Tilting at Windmills S 
Trouble at the Border S 

Lower Virgin Rock Climbing 


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Location: 25.95088, -100.47866 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: MAKB, Hank Caylor, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Robert MacKinnon on Jun 15, 2008
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Tuesday

72° | 51°
Wednesday

58° | 43°
Thursday

47° | 38°
Friday

63° | 40°
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83° | 53°
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80° | 59°
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Description 

A beautiful wall with lots of near-horizontal cracks in it. There are bout 25 routes on this wall and several classics, including the incredible Don Quixote, are located here.

Routes from left to right:

Immaculate Conception
50/50
Los Tocayos (trad)
Charity
Monarcha
The Shroud
Tanga En T
Cabeza De Chivo
The Plague
Bakai
Selam
Flying Scorpion
Bad Cop No Donut
Silverfish
Sancho Panza
Part-Time Amateur
Full-Time Amateur
Don Quixote
El Balota
Mexico In Flames
Mugre Mugre
Trouble At The Border (trad)
Mexican Vacation
Resurrection
A Fistful Of Pesos
For A Few Pesos More (trad)

Getting There 

The Lower Virgin is located just uphill from the Cat Wall.

Climbing Season

For the El Potrero Chico area.

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

19 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',8],['5.11',5],['5.12',5],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Lower Virgin

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lower Virgin:
A Fistful of Pesos   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 70'   
Selam   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 130'   
Mugre   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport   
Mugre Mugre   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Bad Cop, No Donut   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   
Silverfish   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport   
Don Quixote   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
El Balota   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 110'   
Mexico in Flames   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
The Shroud   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 4 pitches, 420'   
Cabeza de Chivo   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 140'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: good rest before the crux

El Balota 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  North America : Mexico : ... : Lower Virgin
Awesome, sustained tech climbing, the better you are at stemming the easier this is gonna be, up to a crux thats in a right facing dihedral, move out of this to a good right hold (easier if your ape index is ++) then easier climbing to anchors (at ledge with tree)...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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