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Copper Canyon Trail #10
A very challenging descent from the ridgeline on narrow trail with tight switchbacks Near Socorro, New Mexico
Hop Canyon Trail #25
Fast and flowy - this trail rips! Near Socorro, New Mexico
South Baldy Trail #11
This steep and narrow, but consistent ramp descends into the canyon. Near Socorro, New Mexico
Mesa Trail #13
A screamer of a DH trail combined with an XC loop on the mesa. Near Socorro, New Mexico
Chupadera Crossing Loop
A scenic tour of the Chupadera Mountains combined with technical singletrack. Near Socorro, New Mexico
Chupadera Crossing Jeep Trail
A scenic two-track that traverses the Chupadera Mountains. Near Socorro, New Mexico
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Socorro Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.05497, -106.89408 View Map  Incorrect?
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climber topping out Chewbacca. (photo: bob broilo)

Description 

Climbing areas near the city of Socorro, NM. At this time this is only Box Canyon Area, but more is coming up.

Getting There 

On Interstate 25, about 80 miles south of Albuquerque and 190 miles north of El Paso.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.9 miles from here

336 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',112],['2 Stars',164],['1 Star',52],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',10],['5.7',23],['5.8',28],['5.9',38],['5.10',70],['5.11',51],['5.12',35],['5.13',12],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',16],['V2-3',10],['V4-5',14],['V6-7',11],['V8-9',4],['V10-11',1],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Socorro Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Socorro Area:
Pressure Drop   V1 5     Boulder, 12'   Southern Box areas : Unbeatable Boulder
Bitch Tits   V1 5     Boulder, 18'   Southern Box areas : Harmonica Convention (AKA B...
The Three Star V2   V2 5+     Boulder, 16'   Southern Box areas : Harmonica Convention (AKA B...
Rubber Walrus Protector   V5 6C     Boulder, 16'   Southern Box areas : Harmonica Convention (AKA B...
American Beauty   V6 7A     Boulder, 18'   Southern Box areas : Alf Rig
Red Wall   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Northern Box areas : Red Wall
The Throne   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Northern Box areas : Hueco Wall
She Can Bolt   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   Southern Box areas : Major Wall
Liberace's Anus   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 50'   Southern Box areas : Major Wall
Barfly Blues   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Southern Box areas : Alcohol Wall South
Unknown   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Northern Box areas : Hueco Wall
Another Round   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Southern Box areas : Alcohol Wall South
Juckets & Bugs   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 55'   Southern Box areas : Major Wall
New Kids on the Block   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Northern Box areas : Filet de Papillon Wall (aka...
Bob Marley Meets Master Ganj   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Northern Box areas : Filet de Papillon Wall (aka...
Pocket Change   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 60'   Southern Box areas : Pocket Change Wall
Banana Peel   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 45'   Southern Box areas : Major Wall
Bat out of Hell   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 50'   Southern Box areas : Major Wall
Bananas on Acid   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 40'   Southern Box areas : Major Wall
The Demon   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 45'   Southern Box areas : Major Wall
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Featured Route For Socorro Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Three Stars, Box Canyon

The Three Star V2 V2 5+  New Mexico : Socorro Area : ... : Harmonica Convention (AKA B...
Interesting moves liven up this jug haul.The name and FA are lost to time, the name "Three Star V2" comes from a hand-drawn topo from 1991....[more]   Browse More Classics in New Mexico

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By brendon
Mar 24, 2014


Video of some bouldering in Box Canyon winter 2014.

Hope you enjoy!

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