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(04) Showdown Wall

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L to R R to L Alpha
Finger Flake T 
Frigidaire S 
Gunslinger S 
Precious S 
SideKick S 
Unnamed T 
Unnamed 2 T 
Velcro Bootie S 

(04) Showdown Wall  


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Description 

Typical Palomas "slabby" climbing on this wall. All climbs with the exception of Precious are vertical to less than vertical. There are however some great 11's on this wall; Gunslinger, Velcro Bootie, Frigidaire being three of the best.

From right to left:
Gunslinger (11d)
SideKick (11a)
Velcro Bootie (11a)
Precious (11b/c)
Sweet Jane (12b)
Frigidaire (10c/d)
Finger Flake (5.7)
Unnamed (5.9)
Unnamed 2 (5.9)

Getting There 

Continue beyond the Franks wall for about another 50 meters. You will pass another break in the cliff band before arriving at this section. First climb you will come to is Gunslinger.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.6 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['5.11',4],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for (04) Showdown Wall:
Finger Flake   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 35'   
Unnamed 2   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Gunslinger   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 50'   
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Featured Route For (04) Showdown Wall
This is the beginning of Gunslinger but you'll figure out where the last couple bolts are once you get here.

Gunslinger 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  NM : Albuquerque Area Climbing : ... : (04) Showdown Wall
Work your way up to the first bolt using the intermittant crack. Enter a powerful lieback and head up the the second bolt. Some very nice fingerlocks make for easy clipping. Might want to save some energy and clip level with the second bolt. From here hit some great jugs, shakeout and continue to the top on easier ground....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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