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The Doughnut Shop

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The Doughnut Shop  


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Location: 35.8164, -106.1897 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Scott Beguin on Nov 9, 2007
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Description 

This is a 50 foot southeast facing basalt crag with a handful of entertaining sport, crack and mixed routes. At one time the hangers were stripped for unknown reasons, but some have been replaced, and more will soon be rehangered. There is guaranteed to be no crowds here, as this wall is long forgotten and abandoned but still offers some fun climbing.

The original guide to the Doughnut Shop by Samet & Jett has been shared thanks to the authors and the Los Alamos Mountaineers:
lamountaineers.org/Doughnut_Sh...

Getting There 

Approach same as for the Playground. Once at the Playground, head north and cross onto a talus field for roughly 100 yards to locate the leftmost route Suckin' Custard which is a 4 bolt hangerless leaning face.

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5 Total Routes

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


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Fat Cops On Swivel Chairs 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  NM : Los Alamos & White Rock : ... : The Doughnut Shop
The crux is near the bottom. Climb a thin Playground type crack with small stoppers and then up to a pleasurable three bolt arete to a two bolt anchor which is shared with Greasy Hairnets....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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By George Perkins
From: Los Alamos, NM
Apr 16, 2008
The bolts on the 5.10 climbs Little Debby's Ding Dong and Fat Cops On Swivel Chairs and Doughynuts all have hangers.
The 4 harder sport climbs are missing hangers. (edit 3/13)

I think I heard that Scott Beguin is the one who replaced some of the bolts/hangers/anchors, which I appreciate, at least.

There is a shorter way to get here vs. than going to the Playground, then backtracking, but it's hard to describe. Keep an eye out for a gully down to the left, about when the trail turns to the right, and drop down there, then continue south to reach the cliff-base.