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La Meca

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Summary

The right end of the cliff band with mostly steep routes. Well shaded by trees but might get some late afternoon sun.

Description

Great rock quality and steep climbs in mostly harder grades. Some (many) of the routes stay wet after the rain and thus it is not a great area for the rainy season but go and have a look, it is really worth it.

Access issues

Hay una cuota de $20MXN ~ $1USD para entrar, se paga en la casa que tiene barda de carrizo, de igual manera se puede dejar el auto estacionado ahí, preguntar al dueño

Approach

Drive from Oaxaca in direction Tule. Pass the administrative city (red and white modern buildings; do not enter the federal highway) and take a right just after it on Calle Camino del Tarrastro (which is a dirt road). Pass under the federal highway and continue uphill. Take a right to a bigger building and park there. Hike up on the well marked trail, heading right if in doubt to reach the left side of the climbsble section of the cliff.

You actually see the cliff once you passed the administrative city.

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The first wall you reach when hiking up. A set of short and easier routes.

La primer vía a la izq del Sector "El país de nunca jamás"

Set: Carlos Mondragón

FFA: Carlos Mondragón

FA: Carlos Mondragón

Set: Carlos Mondragón

FFA: Carlos Mondragón

FA: Carlos Mondragón

Set: Carlos Mondragón

FA: Carlos Mondragón

The main wall, continue along the cliff until you reach the nice, mostly overhanging wall.

On the left wall.

Set: Carlos Mondragón

In December 2021 there's a small wasp's nest in the upper part of the route.

Set: Carlos Mondragón

FA: Antonio Carrillo

Set: Germán Lavariega

Variante de Centauro, los últimos metros va hacia la izquierda

Set: Erick López

Set: Carlos Mondragón

Just left of Quimera in similar style.

The pocketed line on the white streak. Just where the blocks lie on the ground. Cruise pockets all the way to a tricky finish!

Starts with the white broken feature.

Trends left after bolt 4.

Starts just left of the tree.

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