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Pino Wall & Jawbone  

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Location: 35.1908, -106.4337 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Pino Wall and Jawbone lie south of the upper tram ...


Pino Wall and Jawbone stand relatively isolated at the southern reaches of the main Sandia Mountains Crest. Roughly, they are south of the upper tram terminal, north of Pino Canyon, and just to the west of the crest ridge.

Getting There 

If approaching from the main crest parking lot, hike south to the upper tram terminal and then continue south on the crest trail. A little before the first major switchback that turns east away from the ridge, the trail makes an obvious close approach to the top of the ridge. From here there is one approach choice for Jawbone and at least two for Pino Wall.

For Jawbone, take a well defined boot trail that leads up through a little grassy area and to a small saddle in the crest ridge. At the ridge, Jawbone is visible to the west. Drop down to an aspen stand on a broader saddle between Jawbone and the crest ridge. Pino Wall lies to the south but is not visible.

For Pino Wall, one has a choice of a longer approach on foot or a shorter approach on foot followed by a rap. If doing the former, first proceed as for Jawbone above. In any case, Pino Wall page has the remaining details.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.0 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Pino Wall & Jawbone:
Dust to Dust   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 400'   Pino Wall
License and a Visa   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13     Sport, Alpine, 4 pitches, 400'   Pino Wall
Red Dawn   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 480'   Pino Wall
Parallel Universe   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 475'   Pino Wall
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Featured Route For Pino Wall & Jawbone
Micah near the end of pitch two.

License and a Visa 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13  NM : Sandia Mountains : ... : Pino Wall
This line will likely see more sun than any route in the Sandias as you can see the orange orb rise over the eastern horizon and set in the west from on top of the climb! You might even be able to climb in the winter at 10,000 feet. Bullet rock the whole way. There's no closer climbing in proximity with this quality of rock to the Tram in the Sandias...so far. It's also the first major line put up on this face that has been recorded. The name comes from a funny story where I my driver's license ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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The Jawbone from Lower Domingo Baca Canyon.
The Jawbone from Lower Domingo Baca Canyon.

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