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A small but concentrated area of high-quality boulder problems nestled amongst the Sawtooth Mountains in the Cibola National Forest
From Datil, head west on HWY 60 for roughly 12 miles and turn right onto Forest Road 6A. Continue for approx. 4 miles, there may or may not be a stone cairn marking the approach road, but veer right, and follow the road until it dead ends. From parking to boulders is approx. 10 minutes.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Monster Island:
Willy Scare Problem V0 4 Boulder, 22'
Marauding Arthropods V2-3 5+ Boulder, 12'
Frankenstein Left V3 6a Boulder
Jet Jaguar Fight Song V3 6a Boulder, 16'
Vampire Roof Center aka Golden V4 6b Boulder
Frankenstein Direct V4 6b Boulder, 12'
The Death Rail V6 7a Boulder
Velcro Kitty V7 7a+ Boulder
Too Ugly For Disco V7 7a+ Boulder, 20'
Frankenstein Center V7 7a+ Boulder
The Prince of Pie Town AKA Christian Therapy V8 7b Boulder
Vampire Roof Left V8 7b Boulder, 15'
The Poop Shoot V9 7c Boulder, 18'
Warm Up Solo 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a TR, 60'
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The Death Rail V6 7a NM : New Mexico, I-40 Corridor : Monster Island
The imposing face directly right of Warm Up Solo. Starts on bad crimps and makes a difficult moves to gain access to the rail feature in the center of the wall. Finish after making the committing moves to gain the lip. Falling would mostly likely result in death.Jason Ploss recently added a direct finish, "More Death, Less Rail" that greatly enhances the death factor. Bring pads. ...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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