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El Diablo Spire 
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The Garden  

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Submitted By: Aaron Hobson on Feb 28, 2006
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This area of grey-rock formations stands out at the mostly sand colored Pena Blanca. They form small fins which extend from the valley up the slope. This area has highest concentration of top-ropes and trad routes. Use caution when placing trad gear as the rock quality should be considered very suspect. Most of the TR routes have easy access to their anchors.

Getting There 

Park on the west side near a formation called the "Volcano", and hike past this formation on the west until the Garden becomes visible.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.8 miles from here

28 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Garden:
Speak in English   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     TR, 50'   El Diablo Spire
Hole in the Wall   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 40'   Garden Spire
El Diablo   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     TR, 50'   El Diablo Spire
Fortune Cookie   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Sport, 50'   Garden Spire
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Featured Route For The Garden
Photo by Tom Schuster of myself at the crux

El Diablo 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c  NM : Organ Mountains : ... : El Diablo Spire
The pure aesthetics of this route are what make it interesting. The holds are thin or sloped and test your balance, and imagination, more than your strength....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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