This south facing gully is near the west end of Mosaic Rock (on the way toward Beastie Alley). All the routes are on the west (southeast-facing) wall of the gully. Dennis Jackson's Rock Climbing New Mexico (2006 edition) lists 4 routes (from left to right):
All routes can be climbed and rapped with a 50 m rope.
Look for the area just before going around the SW end of Mosaic Rock (on the way to Beastie Alley).
4 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Independence Gully:
Independence Day 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Dependence 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
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End of Independence 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c NM : Taos Area : ... : Independence Gully
This old, previously unreported route was pointed out to me by an elder TP climber. It was one that was climbed 'back in the day', maybe before cams. I gave it the vaguely descriptive name just to avoid overloading the database with too many 'unknown' or 'unnamed' routes (let me know if this line has a real name or FA info).The climb: easy low-angle slabs take you up to a starting bulge with some 5.8 moves. 5.7 climbing above that takes you past some horizontal seams and a weathered #1....[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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