|By AndyMac |
From Center, CO
Feb 16, 2014
North is easiest, reservations are nice and don't cost any extra, but probably not needed now that the rodeo is over. Tours, commercial is expensive but always available, volunteer is harder to get but cheaper and can be quirky. Lots of rules, but they'll fill you in. Maria is cool as shit! Stop at the old Hueco Pete's for gear and pad rental(~1mi off hwy).
Tons of easy stuff everywhere, the Warm up Boulder has great easy stuff, down by the end loop has Melonpatch (hardest move off the ground) which is a super classic! and many other good problems. Get on No One Here Gets Out Alive, 100 Proof Roof, Ghetto Simulator is an awesome 35' jug haul to a few crimps guarding the topout, ramp at your back the whole way if you need to step off.
Try harder too, Lobster Claw, Baby Martini, Sign of the Cross are other great problems to try as well even if you can't send this trip.
Enjoy the desert for me!