A cluster of boulders with a variety of problems and a nice sheltered nook to hang out in. Great place to set up "camp" on crisp sunny days.
Walk up the hill about 30 meters to the north of the warmup boulders and you're there.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Upper Mound (main upper cluster of boulders):
Manatee trad traverse V0+ Boulder
Jelly Bean hand traverse V2 Boulder
Highball slab problem V2 Boulder
Knob Problem V3 Boulder
The Murray Highball V4 Boulder, 18 feet
The Manatee V4-5 Boulder, 18 feet
Featured Route For Upper Mound (main upper cluster of boulders)
Highball slab problem V2 NM : Albuquerque Area Climbing : ... : Upper Mound (main upper clu...
Crux is pulling off the ground. You can either start matched on the lower black feature (significantly harder, due to lack of feet), or reach up and start with your left hand on the next higher black feature. Crimp to a mantle move, then stand up and collect yourself for some easy but heady crimping to the top.Downclimb is on the opposite side....[more] Browse More Classics in NM