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Moby Dick Rock Climbing 

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Location: 35.51297, -105.83502 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jason Halladay on Feb 25, 2016
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A cool, finger-like block (Aiguille du Cactus) with one fun, unique top-out problem on the north face. This formation is obvious and begs to be climbed. It's also on of the closest problems to the parking.

Getting There 

Take the low trail approach as shown in the approach Photo and you'll pass right by it. If approaching high, on the rim, it'll stick out like a sore thumb, literally.

Climbing Season

For the Santa Fe Area area.

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: Getting established. February 2016.

North Face V2 5+  New Mexico : Santa Fe Area : ... : Moby Dick
Start with hands in the crack and pull up, slap and pinch the left arête and up and over to the right near the top. Perch on the tippy top and enjoy the position. We avoided using the big square block for a left foot at the start which made things a bit more difficult. If you use that, it's likely a tad easier. Note, I know nothing of the history of this problem. We just spied this formation on the way back to the car and simply had to climb it. If you have info on rating and name, please post ...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Mexico

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