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The highest concentration of routes at Tres Piedras ascend the lovely south face of Mosaic Rock. This 200 ft tall cliff offers many excellent (mostly) single pitch climbs protected by bolts and gear.
Walk north from the parking area, past South Rock to the base of the formation.
28 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mosaic Rock:
Dirty Diagonal 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 2 pitches, 150'
Chicken Heads 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 200'
Chicken Shit 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Fried Chickens 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 220'
Serpentine Crack 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Mama Jugs 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c PG13 Trad, 2 pitches, 190'
Baby Cakes 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Five Years After 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Clean Green Dream 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 140'
Unknown (Right of Mama Jugs) 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, Sport, 57'
Bienvenidos 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Better Red Than Dead 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 180'
Black Streak 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 160'
Walking Dread 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 140'
Serpent Face 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 110'
Unknown (Left of Baby Cakes) 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Holthouse to Hell 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 220'
To Bolt on Lead or Not to Bolt (TBOL) 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Techtonics 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a R Trad, Sport, 75'
Techweenie 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a Sport, 75'
Featured Route For Mosaic Rock
Techweenie 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a NM : Taos Area : ... : Mosaic Rock
A fantastic, steep face route using the edges of multiple plates up a beautiful face of rock. Ascend nicely featured rock to the first and second bolts before a semi-runout section to the third bolt. From the third bolt, aim for obviously chalked up crystals under a tiny roof. Staying in balance on thin feet around the crystals is a crux. After the fourth bolt head slightly left on more great edges and then back right for the fifth and sixth bolts. A large runout on easier terrain (5.8/5.9) to ...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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