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Sugarloaf 
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Sugarloaf Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 32.34766, -106.54415 View Map  Incorrect?
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Sunset on Sugarloaf from the campground

Description 

Sugarloaf and East Slabs

Getting There 

from Aguirre Springs Campground

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.4 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',5],['5.8',3],['5.9',0],['5.10',4],['5.11',1],['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 Sugarloaf Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sugarloaf Area:
Old North Face   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R     Trad, 9 pitches   Sugarloaf
North Face   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R     Trad, 9 pitches, 1800'   Sugarloaf
Left Eyebrow   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R     Trad, 9 pitches   Sugarloaf
Flea Tree   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 5 pitches, 900'   Sugarloaf
Normal Route   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R     Trad, 6 pitches, 700'   East Slabs
The Great Bowl/Ingraham Dihedral   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, 5 pitches, 900'   East Slabs
Banana Peel   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 400'   Sugarloaf
Science Friction (to Left Eyebrow)   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 9 pitches, 800'   Sugarloaf
Many Times (a.k.a. Backside Cracks or Crackle Top)   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches   Sugarloaf
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Featured Route For Sugarloaf Area
Rock Climbing Photo: North Face route. Photo litld01.

North Face 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b New Mexico : Organ Mountains : ... : Sugarloaf
The impressive and long North face of Sugarloaf attracts climbers like no other formation in the Organs. This route makes the most of the long continuous North face, climbing anywhere from 9 do 11 pitches to reach the summit. Trying to describe each pitch in details not really in the spirit of the climb, as there are as many variations as pitches. At the same time getting off-route on these hard-to-protect slabs can spell some bad situations. After much soul searching, I decided to include a det...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Mexico

Photos of Sugarloaf Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Sugarloaf:  photo taken by Lee Davis Sept. 1970
Sugarloaf: photo taken by Lee Davis Sept. 1970
Rock Climbing Photo: view from adjacent hill top
view from adjacent hill top
Rock Climbing Photo: Sugarloaf area. Photo George Ray.
Sugarloaf area. Photo George Ray.

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