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North Rd. East Rock Climbing 


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Location: 35.8908, -106.3235 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: George Perkins on Oct 22, 2008
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Description 

Another seldom-visited streambed welded tuff area in the upper Pueblo Canyon drainage, with short cliffs most suitable for bouldering, sometimes done as dry-tool routes.

I believe this is generally the same area mentioned in "Jemez Rock" as West Pueblo Canyon (aka Shithole Gulch), and at one time had 2 or 3 mediocre sport climbs, but those routes were destroyed by road construction in the early 2000s.

(I haven't climbed here, but added the area at the request of a local climber who noticed some of the routes were posted in the wrong area page and referred to this area as "North Road East". If anyone wants to inherit this page and improve it, you're welcome to it.)

Getting There 

Park as for North Rd. West, but walk to the northeast and down the canyon in that direction instead.

Climbing Season

For the Los Alamos & White Rock area.

Weather station 1.3 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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


Featured Route For North Rd. East

Toad Abode V3 6A M4  New Mexico : Los Alamos & White Rock : ... : North Rd. East
Begin on a rightward slanting thin crack/seam via some thin and balancey moves and gain a small finger crack that finishes with easier moves out the top. Walk off right. The crux is at about 10 feet off the deck below the pocket which is home to "The Toad", who appears to be a yearlong resident here. Use care not to stab the little guy if you are dry-tooling this problem. Skip over his home....[more]   Browse More Classics in New Mexico

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By Jack M
Apr 7, 2017
it would be helpful if one of the administrators could at least post a pic of the toad boulder
By Jason Halladay
Administrator
From: Los Alamos, NM
Apr 8, 2017
Jack M wrote:
it would be helpful if one of the administrators could at least post a pic of the toad boulder
Hi Jack. I don't think any of the NM area admins have climbed on this boulder. Try contacting Scott Beguin as he did the FAs on this boulder (and many others in the canyons around Los Alamos.)

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