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