This canyon is located just below the Ceder Crest communication towers. The most prominant feature within this canyon is Muralla Grande ("great wall"). The canyon is named after the chimney looking spire south of Muralla Grande.
See map, and each specific climbing wall/spire for specific directions.
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Cat Daddy 5.13- NM : Sandia Mountains : ... : Clandestine Wall
This was for a long time the hardest completed route in the Sandias and unrepeated on lead. Climbs the obvious crack splitting the steep red wall. The majority of the route is probably hard 5.11+ to a difficult and technical boulder problem at the top.Climb the varied and steep crack till it pinches off as it curves to the right, do crux moves onto the slab and step right to the bolted anchor of Event Horizon or step back left and climb crumbly rock with a fair bit of lichen to the ...[more] Browse More Classics in NM