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Upper Fat City Drainage

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Upper Fat City Drainage  


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Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 35.0961, -106.4621 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Shady water polished granite in pleasant riparian environment

Getting There 

Hike up main trail for Fat City but continue up over dam. Follow primary trail through fields until you reach the tight drainage where you will see a man made wall. First boulders are right above this wall. About 15-20 minutes from parking.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.0 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',4],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',1],['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 Upper Fat City Drainage:
Free Cap'n   V5-6 6C+     Boulder, 12'   
1/4" Minus   V8 7B     Boulder, 12'   
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Brachiation - release your inner primate ...

Brachiation V0 4  NM : Albuquerque Area Climbing : ... : Upper Fat City Drainage
Back when dinosaurs ruled the Earth, it was possible to drive all the way up into Embudo Canyon. Here most of the local bouldering was done - dozens of problems & short routes, maybe hundreds. Brachiation is one. The name refers to a form of arboreal locomotion in which primates swing from tree limb to tree limb using only their arms, which is how this boulder problem goes in basically two moves: 1) face out & hook lip with toes, 2) swing around & mantel....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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