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River Wall

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Swallow Your Karma S 
Unnamed Face Right of Put In Pump S 

River Wall  


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Submitted By: Mike Howard on Dec 22, 2007
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Description 

Steep basalt crack and face climbs. Could use more traffic.

Getting There 

Turn upstream on the East bank of the Rio Grande and follow the old stagecoach road. Get Jay's book.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.6 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',3],['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]


Featured Route For River Wall

Unnamed Face Right of Put In Pump 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  NM : Taos Area : ... : River Wall
This climb follows the vertical white headwall face, with just enough positive ledges and pockets. I found the monopocket move at the 2nd bolt on the headwall to be the cruxiest, but overall this climb was crimpy/forearm pumpy rather than tweaky.How you reach the headwall is up to you- you can start with a bolt-protected boulder problem, which is the beginning of the climb Put In Pump 5.11+; or you can begin with easy blocks to the right.This climb would be quite good, if it saw mor...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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