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Red Rock Arroyo Rock Climbing 


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Location: 33.48767, -107.41435 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The climbing area consists of several smaller crags both uphill and downhill of Luna Park, northeast of Monticello, NM, off Forest Service road #225 within the Cibola National Forest.

The volcanic rock can be super (darker red) to rubbish (lighter buff).

Getting There 

Forest Service Road #225 can be accessed via Forest Service Road #139 from the south (Monticello, NM) or from the north (off I-25 west frontage road, ca. 5 miles south of exit 100 Red Rock).

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.8 miles from here

60 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',30],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',8],['5.7',6],['5.8',11],['5.9',15],['5.10',18],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Red Rock Arroyo

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Red Rock Arroyo:
BKM   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 60'   East Side : Campground
Slide Rule   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 25'   East Side : Campground
Suborbital   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 50'   East Side : The Northwest Passage
Three Dogs Running   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 45'   East Side : Campground
Moonstruck   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 70'   East Side : Campground
Ground Control   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 65'   East Side : Campground
Rocket Science   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 50'   East Side : The Northwest Passage
Space Chimp   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 50'   East Side : The Northwest Passage
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By Burnett Crispell
3 days ago
Contact me if you'd like to climb with a local. Thanks

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