Southern Box areas Rock Climbing
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The more southern areas of The Box. Some of the walls face south for good winter climbing. Several routes among the walls with grades ranging from moderate to advanced. Like the rest of Box, most of the routes are equipped with bolts with some taking occasional pro.
From the northern areas main parking, continue on the dirt road crossing a wash and south for about a mile up the hill. You will eventually get to a point where the road tops the hill and splits. Take the left hand (downhill and more travelled) branch. There is a turnaround down near the cattle guard. There is a trail just north of the cattle guard to access Unbeatable, Harmonica Convention, Tres Hermanas, etc. Keep going back North on the road to closer to the top of the hill again to find a trail to Major Wall, Pocket Change, Alcohol Wall, etc.
Weather station 6.7 miles from here
156 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',52],['2 Stars',78],['1 Star',19],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Southern Box areas
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Power Play 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b New Mexico
: Socorro Area
: ... : Alcohol Wall South
A very unique sport climb. A mix of sidepulls and underclings with some technical and sequency moves thrown in. You would normally expect to find moves like this while traversing under a roof on a trad climb.Start up a blunt arete on easy ground past the first bolt to the second bolt. Now take a deep breath and figure out where your going. From here continue left past three bolts trying to stay fresh as each moves is harder than the last. The last clip on the traverse is quite difficult but...[more] Browse More Classics in New Mexico
BETA PHOTO: Overview map of Major Wall area. Adapted from: The...