BETA PHOTO: The left hand side of the main section of Major Wa...
South facing wall with a series of 40-50 foot routes. Quality of rock tends to be good here and routes range from easy 5.6 to difficult 5.12.
See the map for Major Wall area.
From the turn off highway 60, drive the dirt road for .5 miles to the main parking area (with restroom) on the left. Don't stop here, though. Continue another mile or so on the dirt road to a small pullout/parking area for Major Wall, Pocket Change Wall and Alcohol Wall. Park and walk the short distance to the visible Major Wall on the east side (left side) of the road.
Weather station 6.1 miles from here
24 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',16],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Major Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Major Wall:
Bon Bon 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 55'
The Demon 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport, 45'
Featured Route For Major Wall
Bat out of Hell 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a NM
: Socorro Area
: ... : Major Wall
Climb a broken intermittant crack system with a lot of dicey lay backs and big moves. Once past the 5th bolt get a great rest and make easier moves up past one more bolt to the anchors. Very sequential with a surprise move before the end of the difficult climbing, makes this a difficult onsight. May be wet after rain....[more] Browse More Classics in NM
BETA PHOTO: Routes on Major Wall.
Linda Wong finishing up Bats out of Hell, in the m...
BETA PHOTO: Routes for the middle section of Major Wall
BETA PHOTO: Topo, right side of Major Wall
From: ABQ, NM
Jan 10, 2010
Working backwards from 09) Pimp Daddy, the routes are...
08) Pimpin' anin't Easy 5.14b or c
07) Not sure of the name, Supposed to be 5.13, Timmy route
06) Not sure of the name, Supposed to be 5.12b but the start seemed more V8ish to 5.12 climbing, Timmy route
05) Not sure of the name, 5.11+
04?) There may actually be another route in here, but the one that starts on a crack/ramp that angles up and left 5.11- or + depending on which way you go.