Paired Pole Pillars Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Paired Pole Pillars (left) from the Crest Spur ove...
This is a small twin summited formation near the La Luz trail. It is the uppermost formation when viewed from the overlook spot on the way down the Crest Spur trail.
Follow the trail past the turn to Hole in the Wall until you find the first talus field. Hike south and up to the clean rock on the west face.
Climbing Season For the La Cueva Canyon, Upper area.
Weather station 0.7 miles from here
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Featured Route For Paired Pole Pillars
5.8 Y'er Ass 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a NM
: Sandia Mountains
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This good pitch is generally a hand crack, trending right, on the west face of the larger western formation. There are two cruxes, both where the climbing goes right to avoid climbing straight over small overhangs. Do not use a block to the right of the second traverse, keep feet left. The crux moves are significantly easier with good footwork. There is a block, after the first crux in the crack, which looks suspect but is solid. In fact, one does pull on this large flake to continue upward...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
BETA PHOTO: Paired Pole Pillars from the La Luz trail