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Gateway Rock

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Green Thumb S 
Major Distraction S 
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Unknown S 
Woof Toof Noof Roof S 

Gateway Rock 


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Location: 35.816, -106.533 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Anthony Stout on Aug 9, 2006
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Description 

Beautiful meadow climbing just near the creek. Be prepared for gawking and lots of questions ("who put those bolts up there?; how did you get the rope up there?; did you go to the top?) from the several hikers that use the trail into the canyon.


Getting There 

Follow the trail at the left side of the creek for about 100 yards. The crag is just to the left.


Climbing Season


11 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',4],['5.11',4],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Gateway Rock:
Unknown   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 48'   
Drive By Shooting   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   
Forest   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Woof Toof Noof Roof   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
Road Rage   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport   
General Mayhem   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 30'   
Flake Out   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport   
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Featured Route For Gateway Rock
On Forest on a fine November day well before it was retro-bolted. Just about to get into the hand crackin'.

Forest 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  NM : Jemez Valley Area : ... : Gateway Rock
A steep, featured, formerly gear-protected route with cool tufa-like rails on the far right side of Gateway Rock. Figure out how to pull up off the ground to a chalked-up tooth and then get to a crack where a .5 camalot previously protected steep moves. Now a couple of bolts protect it. Continue up on nicely featured face and crack climbing passing a number of bolts as the crack gets wider (fist size) and steeper. You don't need crack skills, however, as there are plenty of nice features to gras...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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Climbing at Gateway Rock on a beautiful November day.
Climbing at Gateway Rock on a beautiful November d...
View from Just below the top of Forest as While i was cleaning it. With all the rain this summer, everything was extremely green. This is probably my favorite route on this wall.
View from Just below the top of Forest as While i ...
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By Curt Dvonch
Apr 22, 2012

I left a rope in a blue rope bag at gateway crag yesterday (Saturday 4/21) and I checked this morning but it wasn't there. If you found the rope or if you know who did, please let me know. Thanks!

By Eric Baker
Apr 24, 2012

We found your rope. I can leave it at Stone Age the next time I am there. Would that work?

By Curt Dvonch
Apr 25, 2012

Hi Eric, thanks for letting me know. I live in Los Alamos and rarely make it to Albuquerque. Are you planning any trips up to the Los Alamos area? I'll be in El Rito this Friday if you happen to be there. Thanks, Curt