(04) Showdown Wall Rock Climbing
Typical Palomas "slabby" climbing on this wall. All climbs with the exception of Precious are vertical to less than vertical. There are however some great 11's on this wall; Gunslinger, Velcro Bootie, Frigidaire being three of the best.
From right to left: Gunslinger
(11a) Velcro Bootie
Sweet Jane (12b) Frigidaire
(10c/d) Finger Flake
(5.9) Unnamed 2
Continue beyond the Franks wall for about another 50 meters. You will pass another break in the cliff band before arriving at this section. First climb you will come to is Gunslinger.
Climbing Season For the Palomas Peak area.
Weather station 2.6 miles from here
8 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in (04) Showdown Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for (04) Showdown Wall:
Unnamed 2 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Featured Route For (04) Showdown Wall
Gunslinger 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a NM
: Albuquerque Area Climbing
: ... : (04) Showdown Wall
Work your way up to the first bolt using the intermittant crack. Enter a powerful lieback and head up the the second bolt. Some very nice fingerlocks make for easy clipping. Might want to save some energy and clip level with the second bolt. From here hit some great jugs, shakeout and continue to the top on easier ground....[more] Browse More Classics in NM