The first East Facing Basalt wall downstream of the Chiflo formation. Across from flow station and cable.
Hike down trail at Chiflo and head downstream looking for place to cross. Boulder hop is obvious at rapids mid way to wall. Wading at beach before gauging station is easy at low water. The overhead cable has snapped and recently fallen into the water
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Toes Hum 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, Sport, 75'
Flowing Chi 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Who cares...nobody! 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 75'
Occupy Wall Street 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Trad, 80'
The Tao of Taos 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, 90'
Extreme Rendition 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 85'
Baba D Sadhu 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 6a Trad, Sport, 90'
Sky Burial 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
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Baba D Sadhu 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 6a NM : Taos Area : ... : Flowing Chi Wall
Right facing corner left of old cables anchor. Three distinct cruxes with varied climbing. Start in stiff finger crack with excellent pro to strenuous slab moves at lower corner. A few rests exist before final overhanging crux moves to anchor. Some exfoliating rock in steeper corner should clean up. Beautiful position and views. Some poison ivy at base was easily avoidable.A Sadhu is a holy man of Nepal. Often called Baba, meaning father or uncle. It...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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