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The Grandstand Rock Climbing 


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Description 

This is another of the small granite crags near Cathedral Rock in the Pecos. The prominent dihedral is the area's defining characteristic. Routes, from left to right include:

Step Up: 5.9 (mixed)
Heelhook: 5.10c (bolts, same anchor as Step up), quality

Unknown: 5.10+? (bolts)

Nearly Classic: 5.11b (bolts, start as Instant Classic then left to the arete to a separate anchor)
Instant Classic: 5.11d (bolts), quality

Curley: 5.11b (bolts, Three Stooges all go to same anchor)
Larry: 5.10c (mixed), quality
Moe: 5.10b (bolts)

Getting There 

Walk uphill about 100 yards from Cathedral Rock near a road sign. Walk uphill, cross left over a small drainage near some small cliffs. Continue uphill but turn right near larger cliffs and walk to the base of the climbs.

Climbing Season

For the Pecos River Canyon area.

Weather station 4.5 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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


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