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
2 Never Cry Wolf
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5.10c  
3 The Golden Werewolf
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5.10b  
  EL FIN DE SEMANA
5 Pepe y Lupe 5.10c 1
6 Boltergeist 5.11a **  
7 Zuma Dog 5.12a ***  
  Las Estrellas
9 La Pantera Rosa 5.11a 1
10 Estrellita 5.10b ** 8
11 Marklar
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5.10c 2
12 Planet Marklar 5.11b * 2
13 Marklar Man 5.11b * 2
14 Take Me To Your Marklar
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5.10c 2
15 Send It Pink Pocket Express 5.11a *** 3
16 Machismo 5.9 * 2
17 Landscaping 5.11c 1
18 Thunderkiss 5.12a ** 1
19 Kung Pao Pupert
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5.10d 1
20 Good Kung Fu 5.11d **  
21 The Devil's Tongue 5.12a ***  
22 Fear of Flyin' 5.12a *** 1
23 Salty Dog 5.12a 1
24 Conflict 5.12b ** 1
25 Super Nova 5.11a 1
  Mini Super Wall
27 Run For the Border
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5.8 2
28 Rey Del Infierno
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5.10c ** 1
29 Left-over Man
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5.9 ** 2
30 Matacumba
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5.10b 2
31 The Bone Factory 5.12b * 1
32 El Curandero 5.12a * 1
33 La Presa 5.11b ** 2
34 Coca Cola
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5.10b 5
35 Cerveza
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5.10b ** 6
36 Chili Dog
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5.10c 5
37 Empanada
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5.10c 3
  TNT Wall
39 Bogus Journey
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5.9 1
40 Bogus Bonus 5.10c **  
41 Agua de Coco
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5.10d ** 1
42 Baked Fresh Daily
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5.10c *** 6
43 Brothers in arms 5.10d 1
44 Inglorius Bastards 5.12a 3
45 Kotu Mundi
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5.11b 1
46 Argos
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5.10d 1
47 Pitch Black
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5.10d *** 1
  LA OLA / THE WAVE
49 La Ola 5.10b * 2
50 Tufa the Price of One 5.12a *** 1
51 Surfin' the Wave 5.10d ** 3
  Lower Sense of Religion
53 Cactus Pile 5.10a ** 4
54 I Believe I Can Fly
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5.8 2
55 This Dog's Life
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5.10a 2
56 Caguama Queen
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5.9 6
57 Motarola 5.10d **  
58 Kelso's Way
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5.10c ** 3
59 Team Hilti
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5.10d ** 2
60 Monkey Boy
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5.11a 3
61 Snott Girls 5.10c ** 4
62 King Mota 5.12a *** 1
63 Fat Boy Slim
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5.11b *** 3
64 Motavation
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5.11a *** 7
65 Motavision 5.10d *** 9
66 El Grifo
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5.11a 2
67 Pancho Villa Rides Again 5.10c *** 2
68 Sleepwalkin
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5.9 ** 5
69 Tlaloc
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5.10b 4
70 Pins and Needles
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5.10d 2
71 cactus dancing 5.10b 1
72 Onward Through the Fog 5.11c ** 1
73 Two Pumped Chump
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5.11a *** 8
74 Red Helmet 5.11b ** 3
75 Eldorado Chewy
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5.12a ** 5
76 Spies Lies & Naked Thighs 5.12a ** 1
77 Treasure of the Sierra Madre
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5.10c 4
78 Drillin' and Swillin' 5.11c **  
79 Leap of Faith 5.11a ***  
80 Frenesi
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5.10d 1
81 Beaver Heaver 5.11d **  
82 Fierce Invalids 5.12a *  
  THE UPPER SENSE OF RELIGION
84 Mother Superior 5.12a ***  
85 Mr Big 5.12b ***  
86 Twist of Fate 5.11d ***  
  The Dihedrals
88 Bicho Borracho
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5.12a 1
89 Dead Man Walking
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5.9 1
90 All Cracked Up and No Place to Go
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5.11a 1
91 Monica Lewinsky's Crack
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5.11a 1
  The Surf
93 Surfer Rosa 5.13a *** 1
94 Nemo 5.13b *  
95 Big Blue 5.13b *  
96 Bottom Feeder 5.12d ***  
97 Guppie 5.12b ** 2
98 Time Wave Zero 5.12a *** 3
  The Spires
100 Gettin' Wood
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5.10d 1
101 Aguja Celo Rey 5.10a 5
102 UberMachismo 5.11a * 2
103 Dirty Dreams 5.11b ** 2
104 Pangea 5.11d 3
105 Through the Looking Glass 5.11a  
106 Aspire 5.12a ***  
107 Young Crankenstein 5.11d ** 1
108 Easy Over 5.10d **  
109 Sunnyside Up 5.10c *** 1
  The Outrage Wall
111 Broken Heart 5.11b *  
112 Little Route Big Tufa 5.10c * 2
113 Job Disgraced 5.13a ***  
114 Habanero 5.12b *** 1
115 Time for Livin' 5.13a  
116 British Invasion 5.12a *** 1
117 Celestial Omnibus 5.12a *** 1
118 Despachadora de Homitos 5.11a 2
119 Eternal Fatalist
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5.11c 1
120 No Excuses 5.11a 1
121 El Sendero Diablo 5.11c *** 3
  The Jungle
123 Jungle Mountaineering
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5.10a 4
124 Yankee Clipper 5.10d ** 6
125 Space Boyz 5.10c 5
126 Black Cat Bone 6b+ **  
  The Central Scrutinizer
128 Full Throttle 5.10d ** 2
129 Golden Puff
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5.10d * 1
130 Joe's Garage
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5.11a 2
131 Gringo Disco 5.11b *** 3
132 Central Scrutinizer
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5.11b 1
133 Bubba Louie
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5.10b 2
134 Quick Draw McGraw
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5.11a 3
135 Bury Me Standing 5.11a *  
  The Virgin Canyon
137 Blind Faith 5.11a ** 1
138 Penitent
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5.10b 3
139 30ft Smurf 5.9 * 1
140 The Shroud
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5.12b 1
141 Salem 5.10a *** 1
142 Flying Scorpion 5.10b ** 5
143 Bad Cop No Donut 5.11b ** 4
144 Sancho Panza 5.11a ** 1
145 Don Quixote 5.11d *** 2
146 El Balota 5.12a ***  
147 Mugre Mugre 5.10d ** 2
148 Trouble at the Border 5.10d * 2
149 Mr Gilberto
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5.10c 1
150 Mr Jesus
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5.10b 1
151 Strokin' the Bishop 5.11c **  
152 Lopin' the Mule 5.11c **  
153 Biaji's Boulevard
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5.11c * 1
  EL TORO
155 Satori
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5.10c ** 1
156 El Sendero Luminoso 5.12d ***  

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