Road Side Distraction

Northern New Mexico New Route Info


Taos Area

A big thank you to the Mountain Skills Guides who established most of these routes. Also Thanks to Mad Rock Climbing! Without thier many contributions many of these new routes would not have come to fruition. See Taos Rock for area maps and driving directions.Visit for more info and photos.


Road Side Distraction Area

Highway Men 5.10b  **  At the anchor for Middle of the Road, continue up over lip and then up and left along the left side of bolt of the line till the last bolt.  Can combine the two with a 70m rope.  FA: Spike Lynch, Dan Greenwald.

The Upper Road  5.11b  ***  Start on ledge up and right of Roadside Distraction.  Crux at roof with fixed draw.  70m rope needed.  FA: Dan Greenwald, Spike Lynch.


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