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Chupadera Crossing Jeep Trail
A scenic two-track that traverses the Chupadera Mountains. Near Socorro, New Mexico
Copper Canyon Trail #10
A very challenging descent from the ridgeline on narrow trail with tight switchbacks Near Socorro, New Mexico
Chupadera Crossing Loop
A scenic tour of the Chupadera Mountains combined with technical singletrack. Near Socorro, New Mexico
Mesa Trail #13
A screamer of a DH trail combined with an XC loop on the mesa. Near Socorro, New Mexico
Hop Canyon Trail #25
Fast and flowy - this trail rips! Near Socorro, New Mexico
Socorro Singletrack
Nice desert singletrack on gravel with moderate grades. Near Socorro, New Mexico
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Socorro Area Rock Climbing 

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Near the top of Mr. Jibbers. Nice warm up.


Climbing areas near the city of Socorro, NM. At this time this is only Box Canyon Area, but more is coming up.

Getting There 

On Interstate 25, about 80 miles south of Albuquerque and 190 miles north of El Paso.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

260 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',9],['3 Stars',84],['2 Stars',116],['1 Star',39],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Socorro Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Socorro Area:
Pressure Drop   V1 5     Boulder, 12'   Southern Box areas : Unbeatable Boulder
Bitch Tits   V1 5     Boulder, 18'   Southern Box areas : Harmonica Convention (AKA B...
Perfect Hair Forever   V4-5 6B+     Boulder, 18'   Southern Box areas : Las Hermanas
Rubber Walrus Protector   V5 6C     Boulder, 16'   Southern Box areas : Harmonica Convention (AKA B...
Chewbacca   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   Southern Box areas : Las Hermanas
American Beauty   V7 7A+     Boulder, 18'   Southern Box areas : Alf Rig
Rubberband Fingers Stand/Meine Gummi Frau (B)   V8 7B     Boulder, 1825'   Spook Canyon : Spook Main Wall
Red Wall   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Northern Box areas : Red Wall
Liberace's Anus   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, 50'   Southern Box areas : Major Wall
Spiderman   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 175'   Northern Box areas : Red Wall
Barfly Blues   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Southern Box areas : Alcohol Wall South
She Can Bolt   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   Southern Box areas : Major Wall
Juckets & Bugs   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 55'   Southern Box areas : Major Wall
New Kids on the Block   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Northern Box areas : Filet de Papillon Wall AKA ...
Bob Marley Meets Master Ganj   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Northern Box areas : Filet de Papillon Wall AKA ...
Banana Peel   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 45'   Southern Box areas : Major Wall
Bats out of Hell   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 50'   Southern Box areas : Major Wall
The Demon   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 45'   Southern Box areas : Major Wall
Sinister Dane   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Northern Box areas : Filet de Papillon Wall AKA ...
Ride the Lightning   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 45'   Spook Canyon : Spook Main Wall
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Featured Route For Socorro Area
Rock Climbing Photo: The line of Rubberband Fingers with SDS and Stand ...

Rubberband Fingers Stand/Meine Gummi Frau (B) V8 7B  NM : Socorro Area : ... : Spook Main Wall
Stand V8: Work up the right facing off-set till you can reach out left to a good edge. Bring the right up to a sloping dish and jump for the pointed jug in the crack, or match the edge and cross left up to a crimp gaston on the side of the sloping dish, then with your right foot high pull up to the pointed jug. Continue up the crack till you can traverse right and work your way down.Meine Gummi Frau V10: Start almost laying down on some slopers on the back wall. Move out to a rail that slants up...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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By brendon
Mar 24, 2014

Video of some bouldering in Box Canyon winter 2014.

Hope you enjoy!

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