A large tree at the base of this rock can provide some shade (at least for the belayer) in the middle of the day.
50 yards north around the west end of Mosaic Rock.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for West Rock:
Alien 5.9 Trad
How Ed Lost His Mind 5.10 Trad
Growth Spurt 5.11a Trad, 1 pitch, 60 feet
Mad Bolter 5.11b Trad, 1 pitch, 80 feet
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Geez Louise 5.8 R NM : Taos Area : ... : West Rock
Climb the gradually steepening slab toward the lone high bolt (40' up there?). Thin overlap seams provide some gear placements before and after the bolt. Fun friction puts you up the steepest part of the slab, then amble to the top. This climb would be a good intro to Tres Piedras slabs; spicy, but much easier than Gila Monster or Pony Express.Note: Both Foley and Jackson give this climb an "X" rating. That was probably the case back when it had to be climbed wit...[more] Browse More Classics in NM