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Upper Wall

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Achilles T 
Adiós Alemanes T 
After Party Party T 
Barracuda T 
Beasts of the Northern Wild T 
Booster Seat T 
Buck Up T 
Burning Man T 
Chimney Sweep T 
Chunnel T 
Divisions T 
Dread Pirate Roberts T 
Ephemeral Epitomist.  T 
Eternal Optimist T 
Feeding Frenzy T 
Fix T 
Frogger T 
Full Monty T 
Glasnost Crack T 
Handyman T 
Haymaker, The T 
Hector T 
Moondog T 
New Mexico Welcome Party T 
Odyssey, The T 
Percussion Flake T 
Psycho Killer T 
Russian Jenga T 
Solstice T 
Sundog T 
Tensioner T 
Tip of the Toe T 
Tips Up T 
Title 9 T 
Trojan, The T 
Und Foxi T 
Unknown T 
Unnamed wide crack T 
Zozobra T 

Upper Wall  


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BETA PHOTO: Topo of central section of Upper Wall
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Getting there 

The upper wall can be approached by any of any of the approaches marked on the main overview map. The majority of the routes on this wall are 100 feet or less, though there are some excellent routes that require two ropes. The easiest way to get to the wall proper is to head up the shoulder of the Capulet side canyon and the main canyon.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.1 miles from here

39 Total Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',16],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',15],['5.11',16],['5.12',4],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Upper Wall:
Ephemeral Epitomist.    5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Sundog   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Glasnost Crack   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Full Monty   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 160'   
Feeding Frenzy   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 40'   
Chimney Sweep   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Zozobra   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Solstice   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
After Party Party   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Chunnel   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad   
Eternal Optimist   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
New Mexico Welcome Party   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Title 9   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Beasts of the Northern Wild   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 130'   
Buck Up   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 2 pitches, 165'   
Dread Pirate Roberts   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 50'   
Burning Man   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Upper Wall
Haj finishing up the crux thin hands-the THIN stem section climbs into the shadow below him in center frame <br />Beasts of the Northern Wild (5.11++)

Beasts of the Northern Wild 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a  NM : Cochiti Mesa & Surrounding ... : ... : Upper Wall
Fingers laybacking to thin tips to thin hands. Varied and very entertaining. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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Josh on "Burning Man", Upper Wall. Dec. 2012.
Josh on "Burning Man", Upper Wall. Dec. 2012.
Upper wall overview photo with routes marked.
BETA PHOTO: Upper wall overview photo with routes marked.
Upper Wall colors, October 2013. The late-summer flooding rains have left Capulin Canyon with a nice flowing stream for a couple of months.
Upper Wall colors, October 2013. The late-summer f...
Mini guide for upper wall
BETA PHOTO: Mini guide for upper wall
Overview photo of upper wall with routes marked.
BETA PHOTO: Overview photo of upper wall with routes marked.

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