|Spook Main Wall
This is the main wall, about 40-50 feet tall in the area where the routes are. To the left there is a low cave with several boulder problems.
Route from left to right:
(01) Mandatory Orientation 5.7 a trad line
(02) Language Barrier 5.8 another trad line, shared finish
(03) Corporate Ladder 5.12b
(04) Unknown 5.12+?
(05) Samba 5.12+
Ride the Lightning 5.13a/b
(07) Project 5.hard
(08) Unknown, looks hard
(09) Rhumba of the Toads 5.11+
(10) Last Call for Alcohol 5.11a
(11) Beer Bucket 5.7 toprope
Boulder problems to the left of the routes in the cave:
B1 I'm leaving some room open for other problems, there are a few over here
B5 Rubberband Fingers Stand/Meine Gummi Frau (B) V8/V10
B6 ? Hard
B7 Right to left traverse V3
Follow the trail from the parking up the hill and through the boulders to the wall.
5 Total Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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Ride the Lightning 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c NM
: Socorro Area
: ... : Spook Main Wall
Progressively more difficult climbing through tthe first half broken up by jug pockets. Big moves to an OK rest then a final boulder problem to the anchors.Start up a low angle slab to the left of the bolt line. Reach out and clip the first bolt then move up into some slots and a pinch on a block, clip bolt 2. Thin face climbing leads to the 3rd clip. Move up on some very small holds and very technical moves leads to a hard stand up and stab for the next good 2 finger pocket and the 4th clip, or...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
Latest Regional Forum Messages
|By Craig Copelin|
From: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Feb 25, 2010
#9 is Rhumba of the Toads, FA in the late 90's, it is hardish 11.
I did not bolt the top, as it its easy, bring a nut to get you safely to the anchor, unless someone has bolted the top since I last saw it.
|By ted geving|
Mar 1, 2011
Tom Ellis, Luke Laser and I bolted Number 4. Tom and I bolted numbers 7 an 8. All sometime in late 90's. I can't remember if we named the three routes or not. Not sure who is responsible for the glue on the projects to right of Ride the Lightening as I quit climbing for a period of time shortly after bolting the routes. We also bolted the extension to Ride the Lightening and I think Tim possibly went back and added beefy anchors to the top of it.