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Walt's Wall (aka The Outsider Wall)  

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West facing, tall wall boasting a few good, long moderates. It's the first major wall you'll see on the left as you approach from the parking area.

Getting There 

From the parking lot, hike the approach trail until it tops out and starts to descend a bit. Turn left before the approach trail descends and the wall will be looming over you.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.0 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Walt's Wall (aka The Outsider Wall):
Walt's Wall Waltz   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Drive-By Genocide   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
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Walt's Wall Waltz 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13  NM : El Rito : ... : Walt's Wall (aka The Outsid...
Non-descript, but worth doing at least once...The online guide gives this one an .8Cobble-hauling up the black streak on the slabby face right of the corner. The crux comes at a steeper section near the last bolt. This is one of the longer routes at El Rito....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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By Scott Beguin
From: Los Alamos, NM
Jul 15, 2008
This was Originally called The Outsider Wall.
By DisturbingThePeace
From: Albuquerque, NM
Jun 30, 2009
The unknown / unfinished 12d at the far left side of this wall, felt really hard (harder than 12d) and is complete choss. Many of the holds felt like they were going to break when pulled on. There was chalk on it though, anyone know if this has been sent?
By CaseyE
Jul 10, 2011
I have tried the route, 1 short session and couldn't get it.
By Matt Klosterman
Aug 3, 2015
Found a blackdiamond quickdraw on Number Two Red on 8/1. Silver carabiner for rock side, orange carabiner for ropeside and a brown dogbone. White sport tape on the silver carabiner. If this is yours drop a comment and we can coordinate getting your gear back :-)
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