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May 25, 2010
|Several new sport routes on and left of fire wall.|
By Paul Drakos
Jul 14, 2010
Dennis Jackson's guidebook, Climbing in New Mexico, also covers Comales Canyon and has a nice sketch of the Water Wall.
The rock at Comales is the Ortega Quartzite, or an equivalent unit.
The new sport rounts on/left of the Fire Wall are decent routes that should improve with some more traffic.
By George Perkins
From: Los Alamos, NM
May 18, 2012
Info on many of the new routes in Comales Canyon is listed on Jay Foley's Mountain Skills Guide's webpage:
Aug 9, 2013
A link to a recent rockfall accident, maybe an issue from recent rains:
Also, I may have left a gray rainjacket there that day. If it is found, please PM me.
By tim naylor
Oct 24, 2015
|after cleaning a route here when the rock was wet, WAIT 24HRS FOR THE ROCK TO DRY AFTER A SOAKING RAIN! I cleaned off 10 pieces of rock on holds that had been tested recently. A flexy flake was moving about 80% more! steeper routes that stay drier are obviously better but be aware.|