Climbs 700
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 613m a.s.l
Faces all

Local Climbing Hazards at El Potrero Chico, Mexico © ChrisJD

Crag features

Potrero Chico, and el Salto, voted the American Sport Mecca in 1998, now with more routes than ever!! An incredible experience of a lifetime of multi-pitch sport routes for all levels. Great for beginners and pros alike. Great culture in the little town of Hidalgo, too!

Approach notes

Travel to Monterrey City, Nuevo Leon, and get another bus to Hidalgo, Nuevo Leon, and then ask for the Potrero Chico.

For guides you can access..

climbpotrerochico.com

www.xpmexico.com

www.escalando.net

www.elpotrerochico.com

magicedspotrerochico.com

you can buy the updated guidebook Climb El Potrero Chico really cheap at La Posada or directly from Magic Ed.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Los Lobos 
2Never Cry Wolf
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5.10c  
3The Golden Werewolf
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5.10b  
 EL FIN DE SEMANA 
5Pepe y Lupe5.10c 1
6Boltergeist5.11a ** 
7Zuma Dog5.12a *** 
 Las Estrellas 
9La Pantera Rosa5.11a 1
10Estrellita5.10b **8
11Marklar
-
5.10c 2
12Planet Marklar5.11b *2
13Marklar Man5.11b *2
14Take Me To Your Marklar
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5.10c 2
15Send It Pink Pocket Express5.11a ***3
16Machismo5.9 *2
17Landscaping5.11c 1
18Thunderkiss5.12a ** 
19Kung Pao Pupert
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5.10d 1
20Good Kung Fu5.11d ** 
21The Devil's Tongue5.12a *** 
22Fear of Flyin'5.12a ***1
23Salty Dog5.12a 1
24Conflict5.12b **1
25Super Nova5.11a 1
 Mini Super Wall 
27Run For the Border
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5.8 2
28Rey Del Infierno
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5.10c **1
29Left-over Man
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5.9 **2
30Matacumba
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5.10b 2
31The Bone Factory5.12b *1
32El Curandero5.12a *1
33La Presa5.11b **2
34Coca Cola
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5.10b 5
35Cerveza
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5.10b **5
36Chili Dog
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5.10c 5
37Empanada
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5.10c 3
 TNT Wall 
39Bogus Journey
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5.9 1
40Bogus Bonus5.10c ** 
41Agua de Coco
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5.10d **2
42Baked Fresh Daily
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5.10c ***3
43Brothers in arms5.10d 1
44Inglorius Bastards5.12a 1
45Kotu Mundi
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5.11b 1
46Argos
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5.10d 1
 LA OLA / THE WAVE 
48La Ola5.10b *2
49Tufa the Price of One5.12a ***1
50Surfin' the Wave5.10d **3
 Lower Sense of Religion 
52Cactus Pile5.10a **4
53I Believe I Can Fly
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5.8 2
54This Dog's Life
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5.10a 2
55Caguama Queen
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5.9 5
56Motarola5.10d ** 
57Kelso's Way
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5.10c **2
58Team Hilti
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5.10d **2
59Monkey Boy
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5.11a 2
60Snott Girls5.10c **4
61King Mota5.12a ***1
62Fat Boy Slim
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5.11b ***3
63Motavation
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5.11a ***6
64Motavision5.10d ***9
65El Grifo
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5.11a 2
66Pancho Villa Rides Again5.10c ***2
67Sleepwalkin
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5.9 **4
68Tlaloc
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5.10b 3
69Pins and Needles
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5.10d 2
70cactus dancing5.10b 1
71Onward Through the Fog5.11c **1
72Two Pumped Chump
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5.11a ***6
73Red Helmet5.11b **2
74Eldorado Chewy
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5.12a **4
75Spies Lies & Naked Thighs5.12a **1
76Treasure of the Sierra Madre
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5.10c 4
77Drillin' and Swillin'5.11c ** 
78Leap of Faith5.11a *** 
79Frenesi
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5.10d 1
80Beaver Heaver5.11d ** 
81Fierce Invalids5.12a * 
 THE UPPER SENSE OF RELIGION 
83Mother Superior5.12a *** 
84Mr Big5.12b *** 
85Twist of Fate5.11d *** 
 The Dihedrals 
87Bicho Borracho
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5.12a 1
88Dead Man Walking
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5.9 1
89All Cracked Up and No Place to Go
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5.11a 1
90Monica Lewinsky's Crack
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5.11a 1
 The Surf 
92Surfer Rosa5.13a *** 
93Nemo5.13b * 
94Big Blue5.13b * 
95Bottom Feeder5.12d *** 
96Guppie5.12b **1
97Time Wave Zero5.12a ***1
 The Spires 
99Gettin' Wood
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5.10d 1
100Aguja Celo Rey5.10a 5
101UberMachismo5.11a *2
102Dirty Dreams5.11b **1
103Pangea5.11d 3
104Through the Looking Glass5.11a  
105Aspire5.12a *** 
106Young Crankenstein5.11d **1
107Easy Over5.10d ** 
108Sunnyside Up5.10c ***1
 The Outrage Wall 
110Broken Heart5.11b * 
111Little Route Big Tufa5.10c *2
112Job Disgraced5.13a *** 
113Habanero5.12b *** 
114Time for Livin'5.13a  
115British Invasion5.12a *** 
116Celestial Omnibus5.12a *** 
117Despachadora de Homitos5.11a 1
118Eternal Fatalist
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5.11c 1
119No Excuses5.11a 1
120El Sendero Diablo5.11c ***1
 The Jungle 
122Jungle Mountaineering
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5.10a 4
123Yankee Clipper5.10d **7
124Space Boyz5.10c 5
125Black Cat Bone6b+ **1
 The Central Scrutinizer 
127Full Throttle5.10d **2
128Golden Puff
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5.10d *1
129Joe's Garage
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5.11a 2
130Gringo Disco5.11b ***2
131Central Scrutinizer
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5.11b 1
132Bubba Louie
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5.10b 2
133Quick Draw McGraw
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5.11a 3
134Bury Me Standing5.11a * 
 The Virgin Canyon 
136Blind Faith5.11a **1
137Penitent
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5.10b 2
13830ft Smurf5.9 *1
139The Shroud
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5.12b 1
140Salem5.10a *** 
141Flying Scorpion5.10b **4
142Bad Cop No Donut5.11b **1
143Sancho Panza5.11a **1
144Don Quixote5.11d ***1
145El Balota5.12a *** 
146Mugre Mugre5.10d ** 
147Trouble at the Border5.10d * 
148Mr Gilberto
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5.10c 1
149Mr Jesus
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5.10b 1
150Strokin' the Bishop5.11c ** 
151Lopin' the Mule5.11c ** 
152Biaji's Boulevard
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5.11c *1
 EL TORO 
154El Sendero Luminoso5.12d *** 

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