The set of routes on the smooth looking stone on the left side of the Grotto's end. The basalt from the upper tier basalt connects with the canyon floor here.
Continue about 100 yards up the canyon from the Lower Grotto routes, the Evil Paradise area is up on the left wall.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Evil Paradise Area:
Evil Paradise 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 80'
Sunday Bloody Sunday (aka Tight Little Package) 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
El Areto Bolto Del Diablo 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 90'
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El Areto Bolto Del Diablo 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b NM : Santa Fe Area : ... : Evil Paradise Area
This awesome route is likely one of the best 5.10s at Diablo, on par with the Winter Wall classic Grape Ape and the best of the Early Wall, Grotto, etc. Anchor your belayer to the two bolts on the right side of the gully. Clip the first two bolts on easy terrain before traversing left towards the arete. The route really gets going around bolt five, with tricky moves and a bizarre mantle to get established on the arete. From here, get psyched for 50 feet of continuous, technical face climbing on ...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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