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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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e block climbing Pressure Drop.(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

312 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',91],['2 Stars',153],['1 Star',52],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',10],['5.7',18],['5.8',26],['5.9',32],['5.10',64],['5.11',49],['5.12',34],['5.13',11],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',7],['V2-3',30],['V4-5',14],['V6-7',11],['V8-9',4],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=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...
Perfect Hair Forever   V4+ 6B+     Boulder, 18'   Southern Box areas : Las Hermanas
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
Chewbacca   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   Southern Box areas : Las Hermanas
Rubberband Fingers Stand/Meine Gummi Frau (B)   V8 7B     Boulder, 1825'   Spook Canyon : Spook Main Wall
Red Wall   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Northern Box areas : Red Wall
Spiderman   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 175'   Northern Box areas : Red Wall
She Can Bolt   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   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
Liberace's Anus   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 50'   Southern Box areas : Major Wall
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
Bat out of Hell   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 50'   Southern Box areas : Major Wall
The Demon   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 45'   Southern Box areas : Major Wall
Ride the Lightning   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 45'   Spook Canyon : Spook Main Wall
Sinister Dane   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Northern Box areas : Filet de Papillon Wall AKA ...
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Featured Route For Socorro Area
Rock Climbing Photo: "Heart Shaped Box" Box Csnyon

Heart-Shaped Box V5 6C  NM : Socorro Area : ... : Las Hermanas
Though the top out is very tall, the crux is only a body length off the ground and then the angle relaxes to just under vertical. This problem combines the trickier, more powerful alternative start of Edges with a balancy, thin crux to go up to make a more pure and aesthetic line....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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By brendon
Mar 24, 2014


Video of some bouldering in Box Canyon winter 2014.

Hope you enjoy!