BETA PHOTO: Rad Wall
Beautiful wall with continuously steep, overhanging, FUN, long, and relentless routes. Enjoy!
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.
Weather station 4.1 miles from here
11 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Rad Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Rad Wall:
Stroke Me 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 50'
Stoker 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 65'
Featured Route For Rad Wall
Stoker 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b NM
: El Rito
: ... : Rad Wall
Good route between Crack Attack and The Matrix. Start out pulling the hardest moves of the climb. Near the second bolt you can use a giant sloper for upward progress or traverse left, up and back right. After this section the climbing eases and a few rests allow some recovery. Rest up and head back to harder climbing with a few tricky moves and the redpoint crux high up. Be careful at the anchors of the large pine trees when the wind is blowing. While I didn't hit t...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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BETA PHOTO: The Rad Wall at El Rito seen from the top of the S...
Side view of the overhanging Rad Wall.
A summers day at the ultimate outdoor GYM! RAD WA...
By Anthony Stout
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
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.