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Evil Paradise Area

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Drama Queen S 
El Areto Bolto Del Diablo S 
Evil Paradise S 
Hidden Slab S 
Lucifer's Hammer Drill S 
Panic Attack T 
Sunday Bloody Sunday (aka Tight Little Package) T 

Evil Paradise Area 


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Submitted By: Anthony Stout on May 15, 2006
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Description 

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.

There's a 2-bolt anchor on the highest ledge at the start of Evil Paradise and Hidden Slab that's a good place to belay climbers on these routes, and let's you lower off these routes without worrying about lowering off the end of your rope.


Getting There 

Continue about 100 yards up the canyon from the Lower Grotto routes, the Evil Paradise area is up on the left wall.


Climbing Season


7 Total Routes


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The Classics

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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Featured Route For Evil Paradise Area
Lucifer's Hammer drill is #11

Lucifer's Hammer Drill 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  NM : Santa Fe Area : ... : Evil Paradise Area
The beautiful blunt arete/face to the right of Sunday Bloody Sunday. I have never redpointed this route, but it is a great line on perfect rock, with a bouldery crux and mid-height and incredible exposure. A classic for those studly enough to climb the grade....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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