See Mick Schein's Sandia Rock guide for a complete description.
Getting There: Science Friction Wall
Approach from the crest from the crest spur trail to the junction with the La Luz. At the junction head west (towards Albuquerque) on a primitive climber trail head up to the ridge above Echo Canyon.
Getting There: Windward Wall
Once at the base of Science Friction Wall, Scramble uphill North through woods to the base of Pub Draught Guinness. Head west to the top of Windward Wall and rappel Good Clean Fun in 1 double rope rappel or 2 single rope rappels to the base of the crag.
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1993: A face Odyssey 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport, Alpine, 2 pitches, 150'
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Little Bits 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a NM : Sandia Mountains : ... : Science Friction & Windward...
The route trends up and to left. The first 3 bolts follow edges and some hidden pockets. You then access a vertical crack and there are gear placements for protection. The move towards the 4th bolt is along a horizontal seam. You then gain another vertical crack that has spots for gear placements....[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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