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Long/Lat: -100.477715, 25.947465
The obvious pair of spires on the right side, past the cattle gate.
- Access Issues: inherited from El Potrero Chico
Most of the climbing here is in a 'State' Park, but there is no fee. There are a few campsites and rooms available just down the road (i.e. 10 minute walk) from the park entrance.
Walk past the cattle gate to hobo camp, then follow the blue trail up to the right towards the Outrage wall, and turn left at the red trail.
This is the side that you first see as you walk in to the Potrero.
Crack Test Dummies
Starts downhill and to the left on the taller spire. Look for the chimney system that goes up -- the climb starts in/up this chimney.
There is a short 3rd pitch to the top of the pillar on old iron rings. It is short and easy -- and the old iron is still solid (as of 2012).
Descend by rappelling down "Getting Wood".
Achtung Rheinstein Arete
Alternate (and much harder) 2nd pitch for "Crack Test Dummies".
FA: Dane Bass, Curtis Mai
|4||Handsome Mike's Modeling School||5.12a|
|5||Aguja Celo Rey||5.10a||67m|
Off the Notch
Alternate second pitch for "Aguja Celo Rey" -- goes up the other spire.
|9||The Fall of Eve||5.12d|
The side facing farther into the Potrero.
Climb the western ridge of the uphill spire.
Through the Looking Glass
Starts on the south face of the uphill spire, then through the "looking glass" (tunnel between the spires), and up the north face of the downhill spire.
Bolt line up the face of the down-hill spire.
Shares anchor with first pitch of "Sunnyside Up"
Sub-anchor for rappel on (long) 2nd pitch.
Climb the downhill ridge (the ridge facing the road) of the downhill (eastern) spire.
|5.7||Uphill Route||61m||1.2. South Side|
|5.9||Crack Test Dummies||75m||1.1. North Side|
|Downhill Route||75m||1.2. South Side|
|5.10a||Aguja Celo Rey||67m||1.1. North Side|
|5.10b||Off the Notch||624m,||1.1. North Side|
|5.10c||Sunnyside Up||1569m,||1.2. South Side|
|5.10d||Getting Wood||70m||1.1. North Side|
|Jungle Honey||1126m,||1.1. North Side|
|Easy Over||12||1.2. South Side|
|Through the Looking Glass||56m||1.2. South Side|
|5.11a||Achtung Rheinstein Arete||929m,||1.1. North Side|
|UberMachismo||1067m,||1.1. North Side|
|5.11b||Dirty Dreams||24m||1.1. North Side|
|5.11c||Aspire||1746m,||1.2. South Side|
|5.11d||Pangea||624m,||1.2. South Side|
|Young Crankenstein||1634m,||1.2. South Side|
|5.12a||Handsome Mike's Modeling School||1.1. North Side|
|Peek-a-Boo Jesus||1126m,||1.2. South Side|
|5.12d||The Fall of Eve||1.1. North Side|
|Gondwanaland||1450m,||1.2. South Side|
|Tool||55m||1.2. South Side|