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Concentration at the start Mad Cow (5.12)

Description 

Areas south of Hwy 60 in the west and Hwy 380 in the east. Lots of Limestone in the east and some volcanic rock in the west, granite through the middle.

Getting There 

Southern portion of the state.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.8 miles from here

175 Total Routes

['4 Stars',22],['3 Stars',79],['2 Stars',60],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',4],['5.8',4],['5.9',8],['5.10',25],['5.11',43],['5.12',53],['5.13',28],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',4],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for New Mexico, other Southern Areas:
Roadside Overhang   V6 7A     Boulder   City of Rocks : Murray Boulder
Frosted Flakes   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport   Last Chance Canyon : Breakfast Wall
Fiddler on the Roof   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   Last Chance Canyon : Violince Wall
The Dig   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 75'   Sunny Side : The Dig
Gustnado   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 55'   Last Chance Canyon : Tornado Alley
Swept Away   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 55'   Last Chance Canyon : Tornado Alley
Jump Start   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   Sunny Side : Sunny Side (Right End)
Scott   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Shady Side : Shady Side Left
Counting Coup   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Sitting Bull Falls : Big Horn Wall
Rabid Dave   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport   Last Chance Canyon : Mad Cow Wall
Heat Stroke Straight Up   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 70'   Sunny Side : Sunny Side (Right End)
Tribal War   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Sitting Bull Falls : Big Horn Wall
It is not Necessary for Eagles to be Crows   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Sitting Bull Falls : Big Horn Wall
Total Eclipse   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Last Chance Canyon : Solstice Cave
Broken Arrows   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 60'   Sitting Bull Falls : Big Horn Wall
Gluttony   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 75'   Sunny Side : The Dig
Jerk Off   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   Shady Side : Shady Side Left
It Put's the Buff On   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 70'   Last Chance Canyon : Solstice Cave
Mocè   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 50'   Shady Side : Mid-Town
Infernal Justice   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 70'   Last Chance Canyon : Solstice Cave
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Featured Route For New Mexico, other Southern Areas
Keith Beckley powering up  Mad Cow (5.12)

Mad Cow 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  NM : New Mexico, other Southern ... : ... : Mad Cow Wall
This fun line starts towards the left end of Mad Cow Wall. From the ground pull a few tricky moves on a few degrees past vertical terrain. Just as the angle eases off and you think you've got the route in the bag, the holds shrink in size providing an entertaining second crux. Sustained at the bottom to an easier finish.Might be a bit soft for 12b....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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By Michael Kukral
From: phoenix az
Apr 30, 2012
Along I-10 on the AZ NM state line there's some nice lookin boulders by some chossy lookin crags. Does anyone know if there has been any bouldering established here?
By Michael Kukral
From: phoenix az
May 1, 2012
Where can I find info about this spot.
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