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Central Mexico Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,317'
Location: 19.4333, -99.1333 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Mauricio Herrera Cuadra, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Mauricio Herrera Cuadra on Sep 3, 2012  with updates from Mauricio Herrera Cuadra
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['4 Stars',33],['3 Stars',60],['2 Stars',74],['1 Star',19],['Bomb',4]

Classic Climbing Routes in Central Mexico

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Central Mexico:
Espolón de Oro   Easy Snow     Snow, Alpine, Grade III   Pico de Orizaba
Bernalina   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Sport, 7 pitches, 500'   Peña de Bernal : South Face
Via del Padre   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 2 pitches, 300'   Peña de Bernal : South Face
El Lado Oscuro de la Luna   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 500'   Peña de Bernal : South Face
Horizonte de Estrellas   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 4 pitches, 400'   Peña de Bernal : South Face
El Nopal   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   Aculco : e) El Nopal
Las Hormigas   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 300'   Lower Tier : 5 - Marlon
La Muralla de los Sentidos   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   Aculco : e) El Nopal
Mala Fama   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Chontalcoatlan : Chanchullo/El Chonta
El Jaguar   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 110'   Chontalcoatlan : Chanchullo/El Chonta
Ataxco   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 100'   Chontalcoatlan : Chanchullo/El Chonta
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Featured Route For Central Mexico
Rock Climbing Photo: The ridge traverse from left to right to Pico de F...

Pico de Fraile 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b  North America : Mexico : ... : Nevado de Toluca (Xinanteca...
If you're coming from sea level, the crux is likely acclimatizing. Depending on if snow is present, some of the boulder field traverses to the summits of Campanario Mayor and Pico de Fraile and down their back sides could be the technical crux. Some scree and loose boulders but otherwise, great rock quality. Some exposure but nothing paranoia inducing....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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