See Mick Schein's Sandia Rock guide for a complete description.
Getting There: Science Friction Wall
Approach from the crest from the crest spur trail to the junction with the La Luz. At the junction head west (towards Albuquerque) on a primitive climber trail head up to the ridge above Echo Canyon.
Getting There: Windward Wall
Once at the base of Science Friction Wall, Scramble uphill North through woods to the base of Pub Draught Guinness. Head west to the top of Windward Wall and rappel Good Clean Fun in 1 double rope rappel or 2 single rope rappels to the base of the crag.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Science Friction & Windward Walls:
Blender Head 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 175'
Pub Draught Guinness 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 100'
Scar Trek 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a PG13 Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 125'
The Windward Passage 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 200'
1993: A face Odyssey 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, Sport, Alpine, 2 pitches, 150'
Good Clean Fun 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c Sport, Alpine, 2 pitches, 220'
Storm Warning 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 250'
Featured Route For Science Friction & Windward Walls
1993: A face Odyssey 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c NM : Sandia Mountains : ... : Science Friction & Windward...
Start by the tree with a hand crack coming off the ledge, lieback and face climb to the roof, pull the roof move (careful of the blocks on the right they are loose) and follow bolts to ledge and cold shut. 2nd pitch (you can link the 2) follow bolts up through seams and grooves to rap bolt anchor....[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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