6. Wayne Manor Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Nice trad selection
Routes from Right to Left
The opposite (south) end from the Bat Cave. Follow the trail for Vista Verde Crag
and down to the Black crack. Or go directly up from the road (see below). Technical sport routes interspersed with trad and mixed-trad routes.
This cairned trail starts about 50 yards down south of the parking area. Scramble through the lowest break in the low basalt band paralleling the road. A faint climber's trail follows the Black Crack arroyo directly up from the road.
Climbing Season For the Taos Area area.
Weather station 12.5 miles from here
13 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For 6. Wayne Manor
Mariposa 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a NM
: Taos Area
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Start in open book with perfect finger crack and some edges to set up for crux bulge throw for slopers over bulge and establish yourself on face for some gear. Go up steep face and crack to anchors on left. Another route put up in 80's? only one bolt at time of first ascent but added another. A huge flake pulled off by first bolt and a jug broke off at crux while cleaning so it felt ok to claim 1st ascent, but it wasn't us. Probably 5.10+ before....[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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