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 **1
19Kung Pao Pupert
-
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 **6
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 **1
42Baked Fresh Daily
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5.10c ***5
43Brothers in arms5.10d 1
44Inglorius Bastards5.12a 2
45Kotu Mundi
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5.11b 1
46Argos
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5.10d 1
47Pitch Black
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5.10d ***1
 LA OLA / THE WAVE 
49La Ola5.10b *2
50Tufa the Price of One5.12a ***1
51Surfin' the Wave5.10d **3
 Lower Sense of Religion 
53Cactus Pile5.10a **4
54I Believe I Can Fly
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5.8 2
55This Dog's Life
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5.10a 2
56Caguama Queen
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5.9 6
57Motarola5.10d ** 
58Kelso's Way
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5.10c **2
59Team Hilti
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5.10d **2
60Monkey Boy
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5.11a 3
61Snott Girls5.10c **3
62King Mota5.12a ***1
63Fat Boy Slim
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5.11b ***3
64Motavation
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5.11a ***7
65Motavision5.10d ***9
66El Grifo
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5.11a 2
67Pancho Villa Rides Again5.10c ***2
68Sleepwalkin
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5.9 **5
69Tlaloc
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5.10b 4
70Pins and Needles
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5.10d 2
71cactus dancing5.10b 1
72Onward Through the Fog5.11c **1
73Two Pumped Chump
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5.11a ***7
74Red Helmet5.11b **2
75Eldorado Chewy
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5.12a **4
76Spies Lies & Naked Thighs5.12a **1
77Treasure of the Sierra Madre
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5.10c 4
78Drillin' and Swillin'5.11c ** 
79Leap of Faith5.11a *** 
80Frenesi
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5.10d 1
81Beaver Heaver5.11d ** 
82Fierce Invalids5.12a * 
 THE UPPER SENSE OF RELIGION 
84Mother Superior5.12a *** 
85Mr Big5.12b *** 
86Twist of Fate5.11d *** 
 The Dihedrals 
88Bicho Borracho
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5.12a 1
89Dead Man Walking
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5.9 1
90All Cracked Up and No Place to Go
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5.11a 1
91Monica Lewinsky's Crack
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5.11a 1
 The Surf 
93Surfer Rosa5.13a *** 
94Nemo5.13b * 
95Big Blue5.13b * 
96Bottom Feeder5.12d *** 
97Guppie5.12b **1
98Time Wave Zero5.12a ***2
 The Spires 
100Gettin' Wood
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5.10d 1
101Aguja Celo Rey5.10a 5
102UberMachismo5.11a *2
103Dirty Dreams5.11b **2
104Pangea5.11d 3
105Through the Looking Glass5.11a  
106Aspire5.12a *** 
107Young Crankenstein5.11d **1
108Easy Over5.10d ** 
109Sunnyside Up5.10c ***1
 The Outrage Wall 
111Broken Heart5.11b * 
112Little Route Big Tufa5.10c *2
113Job Disgraced5.13a *** 
114Habanero5.12b *** 
115Time for Livin'5.13a  
116British Invasion5.12a *** 
117Celestial Omnibus5.12a *** 
118Despachadora de Homitos5.11a 2
119Eternal Fatalist
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5.11c 1
120No Excuses5.11a 1
121El Sendero Diablo5.11c ***2
 The Jungle 
123Jungle Mountaineering
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5.10a 4
124Yankee Clipper5.10d **6
125Space Boyz5.10c 4
126Black Cat Bone6b+ ** 
 The Central Scrutinizer 
128Full Throttle5.10d **2
129Golden Puff
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5.10d *1
130Joe's Garage
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5.11a 2
131Gringo Disco5.11b ***2
132Central Scrutinizer
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5.11b 1
133Bubba Louie
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5.10b 2
134Quick Draw McGraw
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5.11a 3
135Bury Me Standing5.11a * 
 The Virgin Canyon 
137Blind Faith5.11a **1
138Penitent
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5.10b 3
13930ft Smurf5.9 *1
140The Shroud
-
5.12b 1
141Salem5.10a *** 
142Flying Scorpion5.10b **5
143Bad Cop No Donut5.11b **3
144Sancho Panza5.11a **1
145Don Quixote5.11d ***1
146El Balota5.12a *** 
147Mugre Mugre5.10d **1
148Trouble at the Border5.10d *1
149Mr Gilberto
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5.10c 1
150Mr Jesus
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5.10b 1
151Strokin' the Bishop5.11c ** 
152Lopin' the Mule5.11c ** 
153Biaji's Boulevard
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5.11c *1
 EL TORO 
155Satori
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5.10c **1
156El Sendero Luminoso5.12d *** 

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