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+ 4+ Boulder
Jelly Bean hand traverse V2 5+ Boulder
Highball slab problem V2 5+ Boulder
Knob Problem V3 6A Boulder
The Murray Highball V4 6B Boulder, 18'
The Manatee V4-5 6B+ Boulder, 18'
Arete to Crack V8 7B Boulder, 15'
Featured Route For Upper Mound (main upper cluster of boulders)
The Manatee V4-5 6B+ NM : Albuquerque Area Climbing : ... : Upper Mound (main upper clu...
One of the taller lines at U-mound, though this would still barely qualify as a highball in many areas. Technical and insecure climbing to go along with a strong reputation still make this a desired tick. There used to be an unstable plate about the size of a kitchen table that rocked back and forth in the landing area that has since migrated down the hill and settled.Work up into the big underclings then ooze your way out to where you can grab the good hold over the lip with your left. Match br...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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