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Cliff Nazi S 
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Guchi S 
Lech S 
Mocè S 
Pillar of Pummel S 
Pokey S 
Rational Expectation S 
Roof, The S 
Side Straddle Hop S 
Sloopy S 
Squeeze S 
Tree Route, The S 
Warm Up S 

Mid-Town Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Monomaniac on Feb 26, 2007
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Mid-Town overview with routes marked: 1. Cliff naz...


Mid-Town is the next cliff section right of "Shady Side Left". There is no distinct separation between thise two cliffs, but the Mid-Town routes are just around a corner from the right-most routes of the previous cliff section.

From Left to Right, routes are:

1. Cliff Nazi, 5.9
2. Side Straddle Hop, 5.8
3. Squeeze, 5.11c
4. Warm Up, 5.9
5. The Arete, 5.12a
6. Lech, 5.12a
7. Sloopy, 5.11c
8. Efflorescence, 5.12c
9. Blue Velvet, 5.12b
10. Project?
11. The Roof, 5.12b
12. Cletus, 5.12d
13. Pillar of Pummel, 5.12a
14. Guchi, 5.13a
15. Moce, 5.12d
16. Cracker Jack (No Bolts) 5.10d
17. El Nino, 5.11b
18. Junk Yard Dog (Chimney, No Bolts), 5.7
19. Pokey, 5.11a
20. The Tree Route, 5.11d
21. The Corner, 5.12a
22. Rational Expectation, 5.12

Getting There 

Continue 15 feet past "Budro" from Shady Side Left.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.5 miles from here

18 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Mid-Town

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mid-Town:
Warm Up   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 50'   
cracker jack   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 30'   
El Nino   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport   
The Arete   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport   
The Roof   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 50'   
Rational Expectation   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Mocè   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 50'   
Guchi   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 50'   
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The Arete 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  NM : New Mexico, other Southern ... : ... : Mid-Town
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By LeeAB
From: ABQ, NM
May 13, 2013
You should be able to tick or comment on any route that has been submitted to the database. The routes listed under the description are just a list and have not necessarily been submitted. The list of routes to the left are the submitted ones and you should be able to tick and comment on those, (they are also linked to the names in the list and as such are blue while the ones that have not been submitted are still black text).

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