Home - Destinations - iPhone/Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New
Login with Facebook
Block Wall

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
L.A. Bandit 
Left Route 

Block Wall 

Photos: Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 4,281
Administrators: Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB, Marta Reece, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Orphaned on Oct 10, 2007
Good Page?0 people like this page. Your opinion:   

Make this area a Favorite
What's New
  Print a Mini-Guide with routes

Add Route Add Photo Add Comment Add Event 

Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon
63° | 38°
Partly Cloudy
70° | 43°
Partly Cloudy
63° | 40°
68° | 46°
71° | 46°
BETA PHOTO: The vertical wall at Big Block.
Know the location of this area? Show us! We don't know it, but we're working on cool new features that need it!


This is the vertical wall located 15m to the west of the Bouldering Cave.

From Left to Right:
Left Route (5.9+/5.10-)
Shane (5.9+/5.10-)
TR (5.10)
Beth (5.11)
L.A. Bandit (5.11)
Seth (5.11)

Getting There 

Approach as for the Bouldering Cave.

5 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Block Wall:
Shane   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport   
Beth   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c     Sport   
Browse More Classics in Block Wall

Featured Route For Block Wall
Photo by Jarred

Shane 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a  NM : Albuquerque Area Climbing : ... : Block Wall
A good confidence-builder for someone breaking into the grade. Well protected and a hard finish.Very fun moves and good clipping holds. We have found it to be maybe a bit reachy at times. The first clip does not need a stick clip. Crux is getting over the roof at the first bolt.If this route was twice as long, and if there were ten more just like it, this would be a very popular crag......[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

Photos of Block Wall Slideshow Add Photo
Mom's first belay experience = near fatal experience on my part
Mom's first belay experience = near fatal experien...
Comments on Block Wall Add Comment
Show which comments
By JasonMills
From: Albuquerque, NM
Oct 19, 2011

These routes are either graded really low for what they are or something broke off. I was out there this morning, and even with a stick clip, there wasn't anything to grab onto to make it over the roof. Not sure if there used to be something there to make it a 5.9 move, but it's not now. At least if you're shorter than 5'8".