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The Keep Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 9,500'
Location: 35.2227, -106.4552 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: franciscov on Aug 1, 2012
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Description 

Just South of the watch tower. A long ridge of rock mostly 3rd class aligned east west between the Watch Tower and Tombstone.

Getting There 

Fast is to rap down the watch tower and the hike about 50 yards southeast.

Climbing Season

For the Sandia Mountains area.

Weather station 0.5 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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


Featured Route For The Keep
Rock Climbing Photo: The keep from above with the route clealy visible....

The Keep 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  New Mexico : Sandia Mountains : ... : The Keep
The climb is the large pinnacle on the lower part of the Keep Ridge. Climb the North face on the west side up a slightly overhanging hand crack. The crux is leaving the hand crack to a finger crack/mantel. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Mexico

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