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Lady Slipper
An awesome in-town short ride that is made up of proper singletrack. Near Angel Fire, New Mexico
Sage to Elliot Barker Loop
Another local's in-town epic favorite that's equal part lengthy climb and awesome descents. Near Angel Fire, New Mexico
South Boundary BigRide Course - 2016
This is the 2016 course for Zia Ride's amazing South Boundary BigRide. Near Angel Fire, New Mexico
World Cup
The original corridor for the 2005 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup race course. Near Angel Fire, New Mexico
Angel's Plunge
A 2.8-mile downhill trail with a backcountry feel offering unique views of Moreno Valley. Near Angel Fire, New Mexico
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New Mexico, other Northern Areas Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Areas in Northern New Mexico, other than those around "major" population centers.

Everything from sandstone, in the east and west, granite in the middle and basalt and other volcanic rock types as well.

Getting There 

The area between I-40 on the south and the Colorado boarder to the north.

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84 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in New Mexico, other Northern Areas

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for New Mexico, other Northern Areas:
Pete's Downclimb   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
Cat Burglar   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 14 pitches, 2000'   Rio Arriba County (Brazos, ... : Brazos Cliffs
Crack Head   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 50'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
Salt Mother   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
Right on Raton   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
Up Your Arete   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
Great Roof Left   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 50'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
Endless Summer   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
Jam Your Blues Away   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 45'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
Sangre Verde   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, TR, 50'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
Taos Lightning   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 45'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
S&M Crack   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 75'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
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Birthday Crack 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  New Mexico : New Mexico, other Northern ... : ... : Little Horse Mesa
This climb has a lot of variety for a Sugarite Climb. Chimneys, dihedrals, arets, slabs, overhangs, flares and fingers can all be found on it. It is similar in difficulty to S&M, and I think similar in quality as well. You be the judge. Start in the chimney. Climb the chimney liberally using cracks on ether side until you get to the interesting cracks starting half way up the slab. Follow the cracks right up the middle of the slab which brings you directly under the main crack. The crux i...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Mexico

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