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Rad Wall

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Against All Cobbs S 
Bolting Barbie S 
Crack Attack S 
Green Chile Two Step, The S 
Matrix, The S 
Procrastination S 
Resurrection S 
Slacker Ken S 
Stoker S 
Stroke Me S 
Traverse, The S 
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Rad Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 36.39153, -106.19575 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aaron Hobson, Anthony Stout, LeeAB, Marta Reece, Jason Halladay, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Anthony Stout on Apr 25, 2006
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A summers day at the ultimate outdoor GYM! RAD WA...

Description 

Beautiful wall with continuously steep, overhanging, FUN, long, and relentless routes. Enjoy!

Getting There 

Follow the directions to Schoolhouse Slab, look up and right, slightly southeast from the corridor, and behold a tall, overhung chunk of rock. Large ponderosa pine on the right end of the wall.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.1 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',2],['5.12',6],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Rad Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Rad Wall:
The Green Chile Two Step   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 40'   
Slacker Ken   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport   
The Matrix   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 45'   
Bolting Barbie   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport, 50'   
Crack Attack   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 65'   
Stroke Me   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 50'   
Procrastination   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 50'   
Stoker   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 65'   
Against All Cobbs   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 50'   
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Featured Route For Rad Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Eric Whitbeck looking "hooottt" on Again...

Against All Cobbs 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  NM : El Rito : ... : Rad Wall
This one climbs a little different than most of the climbs on Rad Wall. Start at the right side of the in ground flake, climb through the first 2 bolts enduring a mini crux passing the second bolt. From here beware those aren't jugs like they look like from the ground. Make a long runout to get established below the third bolt, from here there is a good hold for clipping. It is possible to deck from here before getting established on the good hold.Head up and slightly right passing the crimp...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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Rock Climbing Photo: A rainy day at El Rito means a busy day on the Rad...
A rainy day at El Rito means a busy day on the Rad...
Rock Climbing Photo: Side view of the overhanging Rad Wall.
Side view of the overhanging Rad Wall.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Rad Wall at El Rito seen from the top of the S...
BETA PHOTO: The Rad Wall at El Rito seen from the top of the S...

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By Anthony Stout
Administrator
From: Albuquerque, NM
Jun 12, 2007
The route listed on the topo as unknown 5.9 is actually Slacker Ken. It has recently been bolted.
By George Perkins
From: Los Alamos, NM
Apr 18, 2009
Rad Wall is the finest wall at El Rito, and stays dry in the rain (or snow).
By Darren Mabe
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Oct 19, 2009
these routes kick ass. fantastic and unique area. rito is a hiden gem!
By Jason Halladay
Administrator
From: Los Alamos, NM
Oct 3, 2010
I put together a time lapse of a couple hours of climbing on the Rad Wall today. Thought I'd share it here.


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