This 120 degree overhanging wall features many of the area's hardest routes. Impossible to miss, this crag is the next sector approached after the "Entrance Area". This section of cliff offers 4 routes, all bolted 5.13s. These routes all pose various ethical dilemmas.
Follow the main trail to the Palomas cliff base. Pass under the Entrance Area. The Slab Wall is immediately left of the Entrance Area, beginning at "Fall From Grace", 10 feet after the wall begins to overhang.
4 Total Routes
Featured Route For (02) The Slab Wall
Snake Dance 5.13+ 8b 30 X- 31 E7 7a NM : Albuquerque Area Climbing : ... : (02) The Slab Wall
A boulder problem low, revolving around a terrible left hand 3 finger sloping edge and a very high, bad left foot gains a right facing corner which is followed to a good rest at a two handed jug. Then ascend the finger crack/seam with moves that get progressively harder to a comfortized 3 finger pocket, clip with some difficulty or blow it off, as the feet are bad here and fire the crux pulling the bulge onto the face above. This route has a 3 finger pocket in the middle of the upper section tha...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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