The northern Box areas are home to a variety of good climbing and bouldering. Overhanging juggy bouldering along the streambed near US60, and the surrounding canyon walls offer other good climbing. Please see map layout of different climbing walls and bouldering areas.
All the areas here can be accessed from the main Box parking lot. About 1/4 mile after turning on the dirt from US60, veer left at the Y and the this parking lot is to the left before the road crosses the wash. There is a trash receptacle, toilet, and information kiosk here.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Northern Box areas:
Bob Marley Meets Master Ganj 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 45' Filet de Papillon Wall AKA ...
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Sinister Dane 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c NM : Socorro Area : ... : Filet de Papillon Wall AKA ...
This is likely the longest hard sport route at Socorro. I've heard that this is also the best hard sport route, though this is the only hard route I've done here. The route is surprisingly good. The rock looks like choss both from afar, and up close, and the quantity of glue certainly makes you wonder, but I found the rock to be very solid, and enjoyable. If you want juggy thuggery this is not the place for you. Once past the initial boulder problem this route is crimping paradise.The route...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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