BETA PHOTO: West side of the spore. Photo credit Michael Szabo
The Spore offers some steeper problems than its neighbor Smith Family Boulders
, however, the rock is much looser and holds are breaking off on some of the established problems. Despite this fact, there continue to be some decent problems to work on this boulder. A loss of a hold only makes it more of a challenge, right?
Climbing Season For the Pena Blanca area.
Weather station 9.1 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For The Spore
The Shield V2- 5+ New Mexico
: Organ Mountains
: ... : The Spore
There is a vague shield-like protrusion of harder rock on the southern face of the Spore, which is how to locate this climb. Use various sustained sidepulls to crank up over this bulge. The topout is a little loose.This route is the easiest to identify on this boulder, and probably has the most sustainable rock. There are some interesting routes to the right of this where there is evidence of holds breaking....[more] Browse More Classics in New Mexico
BETA PHOTO: North East side of the Spore. Photo credit Michael...
BETA PHOTO: South West Face of the Spore. photo credit Michael...
From: El Paso, Texas USA
Oct 11, 2009
New high quality bp's have been established on the north face called The Spore V9+ (roof) and Washburn Effect V7 - V8 var. (hand rail traverse into The Spore)
The chossy southeast face etc. should be ignored.