Border Monument 229 12/13/2021




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Parking by a quarry.
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It is a rocky road to the border.
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Rough walls around us.
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This looks easy to start up.
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Wit is taking the canyon, later he will turn back.
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Got on a ridge, so far so good.
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The steepness starts.
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It will get rougher.
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Mostly on all fours.
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East side border wall.
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One of the bumps.
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Not sure about the next bump. We may go around it.
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Rocks are loose.
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There is Mexico.
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We are almost up.
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Made it. It is time for yesterday’s pizza.
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Our group here.
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We are taking the right side ridge down…
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Since the left side leads into Mexico. That was not a problem before the wall.
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Slow but safe going.
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Made it down.
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Welcome to America, land of free food, drinks, shirts, hats, socks etc.
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Not much activity here.
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Can we climb it?
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For who are these signs?
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We are going anyway.
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Wit found us on the new access road.
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He knows the easy way back.
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Wit also brought this with him. Achtung, it will explode!
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Found this nice rope that may have been used for wall climbing. Anyway girls won (as allways)!



Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.5 Technical: 4.1 Scenic: 3.9 El. 1800'