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The Juan Tabo Waterfall - at the upper box end of ...

Juan Tabo Canyon is subject to annual access closures from March 1 to August 15. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Home of the Juan Tabo Waterfall - a rare Sandias ice climb fed by the drainage of Mummy Canyon & Pinnacle Valley.

Getting There 

Cross Waterfall Canyon about a half mile along the Piedra Lisa trail. Unmaintained track gains 700 feet at the waterfall some 3/4 mile in. The canyon floor lies just outside the area of the annual raptor closure which takes effect March 1 - generally too late in the season to ice climb anyway.

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Weather station 1.5 miles from here

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Juan Tabo Waterfall March 3, 2013.

Juan Tabo Waterfall WI1  NM : Sandia Mountains : ... : Waterfall Canyon
The Juan Tabo Waterfall forms up remarkably consistently even in low precip years as long as temperatures cooperate. Falls may be led or toproped off tree anchors above in many different ways depending on shape of the ice....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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The icefall in great shape to climb on January 5, 2013.
BETA PHOTO: The icefall in great shape to climb on January 5, ...

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