Jemez Valley Area Rock Climbing
Starting into the final arete. March 2009.
From Albuquerque start North on 25 to Bernalillo, exiting North at highway 550 (exit # 242, DON'T miss this exit, the next exit does not come for many miles). Follow 550 to San Ysidro and head North on state road 4. All the areas branch from here.
Weather station 0.5 miles from here
438 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',25],['3 Stars',170],['2 Stars',164],['1 Star',72],['Bomb',2]
Classic Climbing Routes in Jemez Valley Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Jemez Valley Area:
Featured Route For Jemez Valley Area
The Color of Optimism 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b NM
: Jemez Valley Area
: ... : Easy Bake Alcove
Wear your optimistic-colored clothing for this one. For me that's orange. Follow a line of three-finger pockets up to a nice flake by the second bolt. Climb hard moves well out left via the "piranha" hold to a big hole and the third clip. Make a big span move to a sharp-edged hold out up and right, then punch it up to a nice dish and the fourth bolt. Engaging, lower-angle climbing goes up and then out right to the arête. Slap up the edge of the arête and face enjoying fine position to the anch...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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From: Home is where you park it
May 9, 2015
Hey everyone, not a local, just passing through climbing at a few crags. Just passed through the town of Coyote, NM. Not sure if development is already occurring or if it's already been determined a pile of Choss, but there's either 10 lifetimes worth of bouldering around Coyote, or a days worth of realizing it's all shit!