A collection of boulders and small walls mostly on an east or north-east facing hillside. Nice short approach. Probably more stuff further in across the wilderness boundary. Rock quality is standard for the foothills, pretty good in places and crumbly in others. Less traffic than U-mound but then that is true of all other areas in the foothills.
From I-40, head north on Tramway through a few stop lights to Indian School Rd. Turn east and drive up the road till it deadends in a fairly large parking area.
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Roybal's Wall V0 4 NM : Albuquerque Area Climbing : ... : Upper Fat City Drainage
Since Upper Fat City drainage used to be known as Embudo Canyon & was the site of nearly all early bouldering in the area (because in the early to mid 70s you could drive all the way up to the dam at the constriction of the canyon), it seems a shame not to include some of the classic early problems. Roybal's Wall is a short problem on the right (south) side of the canyon a couple hundred yards up from the dam. Rating is approximate - there was no formal boulder rating system back then, everyth...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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