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Pocket Change Wall

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Pocket Change Wall  


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Description 

A good winter wall with several classic routes. South facing, the wall gets winter sun from mid-morning to afternoon. Some of the harder classics from left to right are:

Pocket Change (5.11c/d)
Route of All Evil (5.11c/d)
The Bowels of Hell (5.11d)
Payday (5.10a/b)
Vegetable Massacre (5.11a, sport)
Rebate (5.10-, sport)
Gold Rush (5.8+, sport, separate anchor)
Easy Money (5.7, sport, separate anchor)
Wedding Day (5.10+/5.11-, sport, up and right of the lower Pocket Change ledge)

Pocket Change is rumored to be one of the best 11c's in the state. (As long as you consider Golden Stairs to be 11b).

There are some moderates on the right side of the cliff 5.8 - 5.11a.

Getting There 

Hike past Major Wall and follow trails that wind steeply up to the cliff base. There are two trails that will take you to the wall, one of which involves some slight scrambling. Once you get near the cliff make a left. (A right takes you to Alcohol Wall South). Pocket Change Wall is just around the corner from Alcohol Wall South.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.7 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['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 Pocket Change Wall:
Rebate   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport   
Pocket Change   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport, 60'   
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Featured Route For Pocket Change Wall

The Bowels of Hell 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  NM : Socorro Area : ... : Pocket Change Wall
Start in the middle of Pocket Change Wall between an 11a and the 11c/d "Route of all Evil". Start with a jug for the right hand and make moderate moves to the first bolt. From here make sequency moves on hard-to-find holds to the second bolt. Move left and hit a rail of jugs past the third bolt to the 4th. At the fourth grab a rest at the horn, and make another great move to easier ground. Climb through a small runout on easy ground to the anchors.Great route, hard to onsight. Onsight grad...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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By Karl Kiser
Apr 25, 2008
There are additional routes to the right of Payday. They follow from left to right:

Vegetable Massacre 5.11- (variation start to Payday; sport)
Rebate 5.10 (sport, start from lower ledge, joins Payday at the top)
Gold Rush 5.8+ (sport, separate anchor)
Easy Money 5.7 (sport, separate anchor)
Wedding Day 5.10+/5.11- (sport, up and right of the lower Pocket Change ledge)