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Sign of the Cross Rock Climbing 

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Location: 31.9246, -106.0433 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Hank Caylor, Matt Richardson, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Aimee Rose on Mar 30, 2006
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Cory Richardson on Sign of the Cross in Late April...

Some areas require a guide.


Always shady, this area is a lovely sheltered alcove formed by boulders.

Getting There 

Park at the ranch house and hike up the low-angled slab on the west of the ranch house. Head back down the slabs on the west and then up more east-facing slabs to a cluster of boulders. Tunnel through the boulders on the west side. If you're in the right place you'll see chalk on your right.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.6 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Sign of the Cross

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sign of the Cross:
Sign of the Cross   V3 6A     Boulder   
Skimmer   V3 6A     Boulder, 10'   
Choir Boys Lite   V7 7A+     Boulder   
Choir Boys   V9 7C     Boulder, 15'   
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Choir Boys V9 7C  Texas : Hueco Tanks : ... : Sign of the Cross
Would be 4 stars if you did not have to grovel in the dirt and the adjacent rock was not right behind your back as you are finishing the problem. Stellar movement none the less makes for a great problem.Start on the right facing sloper shelf down under the roof with a foot out right. Move to a left facing sloping shelf out right and push yourself into it getting a foot up back to your left. Move into an undercling and push out to a juggy horn with your right hand. The original Choire Boys (Choir...[more]   Browse More Classics in Texas

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