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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+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 2 pitches, 150'
Chicken Shit 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Chicken Heads 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 200'
Mama Jugs 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad, 2 pitches, 190'
Fried Chickens 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 220'
Serpentine Crack 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Baby Cakes 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Clean Green Dream 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 140'
Five Years After 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Unknown (Right of Mama Jugs) 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Sport, 57'
Bienvenidos 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Black Streak 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 160'
Better Red Than Dead 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 180'
Serpent Face 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 110'
Walking Dread 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 140'
Holthouse to Hell 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 220'
Techtonics 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R Trad, Sport, 75'
To Bolt on Lead or Not to Bolt (TBOL) 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Techweenie 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport, 75'
Featured Route For Mosaic Rock
Mama Jugs 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 NM : Taos Area : ... : Mosaic Rock
This one is great. The line is somewhat confusing to follow (hopefully this helps). Mama Jugs does not have bolts, except for a 2-bolt anchor for toproping the bottom half of it (it helps if you find this before you start- the climb goes straight up to it).Start up the scrambling slot approach to Dirty Diagonal and the "hardman Mosaic Wall Tech climbs". Walk left on the slab, left of a new 5.9+ sport climb, and belay here near a tiny pine bush (the left of the 2 tiny pine bu...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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