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The Ugly Duckling Boulder sits on the slope just up from the road just right and down from the Pogues area. It is somewhat popular because of it's selection of three moderate (5.9) routes. You can expect to share with other climbers here most of the time.
A left-to-right trail leads from the road a short ways up to the base of the boulder. Two minute approach.
4 Total Routes
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Ugly Duckling 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a NM : Enchanted Tower : Ugly Duckling Boulder
Because the Ugly Duckling Boulder is undercut significantly (and is worsening with erosion), the crux for Ugly Duckling is getting off the ground! After that, climb progressively steeper pockets to the chains. Fun climb....[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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