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Description 

Areas south of Hwy 60 in the west and Hwy 380 in the east. Lots of Limestone in the east and some volcanic rock in the west, granite through the middle.

Getting There 

Southern portion of the state.

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Weather station 1.8 miles from here

185 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',24],['3 Stars',86],['2 Stars',60],['1 Star',12],['Bomb',1]
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Classic Climbing Routes in New Mexico, other Southern Areas

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for New Mexico, other Southern Areas:
Frosted Flakes   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport   Last Chance Canyon : Breakfast Wall
Riot   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 60'   Last Chance Canyon : Violince Wall
Warm Up   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 50'   Shady Side : Mid-Town
Black & Tan   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 75'   Last Chance Canyon : Beer Garden
The Dig   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 75'   Sunny Side : The Dig
Fiddler on the Roof   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   Last Chance Canyon : Violince Wall
Bandit   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 55'   Shady Side : Shady Side Left
Gustnado   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 55'   Last Chance Canyon : Tornado Alley
Cutter   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 60'   Last Chance Canyon : Mad Cow Wall
Swept Away   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 55'   Last Chance Canyon : Tornado Alley
Jump Start   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   Sunny Side : Sunny Side (Right End)
Scott   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Shady Side : Shady Side Left
Counting Coup   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Sitting Bull Falls : Big Horn Wall
Heat Stroke Straight Up   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 70'   Sunny Side : Sunny Side (Right End)
Mad Cow   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 60'   Last Chance Canyon : Mad Cow Wall
Tribal War   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Sitting Bull Falls : Big Horn Wall
It is not Necessary for Eagles to be Crows   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Sitting Bull Falls : Big Horn Wall
Rawhide   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 60'   Last Chance Canyon : Mad Cow Wall
Gluttony   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 75'   Sunny Side : The Dig
Total Eclipse   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Last Chance Canyon : Solstice Cave
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Fiddler on the Roof 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  New Mexico : New Mexico, other Southern ... : ... : Violince Wall
Three cruxes on this one. First off the deck, surmounting the bulge that is apart of every route in this section. Thin edges get you up to a rest, followed by a short pumpy, though far less technical. Setting this route apart from any of the other 11's, the roofcrack up top is the cherry on top. Fingerlocks and a few fists up top, soon your holding onto the jug. Sit down, clip the chains....[more]   Browse More Classics in New Mexico

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By Michael Kukral
From: phoenix az
Apr 30, 2012
Along I-10 on the AZ NM state line there's some nice lookin boulders by some chossy lookin crags. Does anyone know if there has been any bouldering established here?
By Michael Kukral
From: phoenix az
May 1, 2012
Where can I find info about this spot.

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