BETA PHOTO: Photo-Map of right side Grotto End. Courtesy of R...
On the right side of the canyon, towards the top of the canyon. Nice routes on excellent rock.
See map. After you hike up to the Grotto, stay along the right wall of the grotto, passing the Venarete and the Winter Capacity areas.
Weather station 6.7 miles from here
7 Total Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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Unnamed ArÍte (a.k.a. UNA) 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b NM
: Santa Fe Area
: ... : Grotto End (R. Side)
Challenging moves up the stellar arete. Begin on the large boulder, from where it's possible to hang the first 3 or 4 draws depending on how sweet your stick clipping skills are. Wake up your belayer and get ready to crank as the first four moves are probably the hardest. A good sidepull and a tweaky pocket lead to a slopey crimp, then steadily improving holds to a great double crimp at the 2nd bolt. Engage your imported Italian slippers and traverse out to the arete and a decent shake below...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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Latest Regional Forum Messages
May 2, 2014
Currently there is a project left of Tweak, it's bolted and has a red tag. I was hoping to send it this spring but was set back with an elbow injury. My hope is to get it done this coming fall. if someone feels this is unethical please contact me before you send it. If nothing else I would like to get some photos of the first ascent.
By Jason Halladay
From: Los Alamos, NM
May 3, 2014
Not unethical at all when you put the effort into establishing the line. I hope your elbow continues to feel better so you can get back on the route.
Oct 13, 2014
No longer a project. Ed Strang onsighted it. Sin after Sin 13a.