BETA PHOTO: Beer Block North face
A large freestanding block with climbs on all four sides of it. The Beer Block has a nice selection of short climbs ranging from from 5.11- to 5.13+. This area is great in the summertime with shade on the majority of climbs throughout the day.
Hiking along the approach trail to El Rito, as soon as you start seeing the crags, look slightly down and right. The large freestanding block is Beer Block. Hard to miss, as it is the only large block in the area. If you continue, you will run into the Big Pine Wall
, which is to the right of beer block as you face the crag.
Weather station 4.0 miles from here
12 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Beer Block
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Beer Block:
El Beerto 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 46'
BYOB 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b Sport, 40'
The Thing 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Sport, 40'
Featured Route For Beer Block
BYOB 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b NM
: El Rito
: ... : Beer Block
Easier climbing on small holds leads up through the bottom section of the route. Crux is up high and involves a long move to a 2 finger pocket off of an edge, though there are other holds around for those with wee fingers....[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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BETA PHOTO: Beer Block West face