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Spook Main Wall

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Spook Main Wall 


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Description 

This is the main wall, about 40-50 feet tall in the area where the routes are. To the left there is a low cave with several boulder problems.

Route from left to right:
(01) Mandatory Orientation 5.7 a trad line
(02) Language Barrier 5.8 another trad line, shared finish
(03) Corporate Ladder 5.12b
(04) Unknown 5.12+?
(05) Samba 5.12+
Ride the Lightning 5.13a/b
(07) Project 5.hard
(08) Unknown, looks hard
(09) Rhumba of the Toads 5.11+
(10) Last Call for Alcohol 5.11a
(11) Beer Bucket 5.7 toprope

Boulder problems to the left of the routes in the cave:
B1 I'm leaving some room open for other problems, there are a few over here
B2
B3
B4
B5 Rubberband Fingers Stand/Meine Gummi Frau (B) V8/V10
B6 ? Hard
B7 Right to left traverse V3
B8
B9


Getting There 

Follow the trail from the parking up the hill and through the boulders to the wall.


Climbing Season


5 Total Routes


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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Spook Main Wall:
Ride the Lightning   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 45'   
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Featured Route For Spook Main Wall
The line of Rubberband Fingers with SDS and Stand start and the hard problem to the right.

Rubberband Fingers Stand/Meine Gummi Frau (B) V8 7B  NM : Socorro Area : ... : Spook Main Wall
Stand V8: Work up the right facing off-set till you can reach out left to a good edge. Bring the right up to a sloping dish and jump for the pointed jug in the crack, or match the edge and cross left up to a crimp gaston on the side of the sloping dish, then with your right foot high pull up to the pointed jug. Continue up the crack till you can traverse right and work your way down.Meine Gummi Frau V10: Start almost laying down on some slopers on the back wall. Move out to a rail that slants up...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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By Craig Copelin
From: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Feb 25, 2010

#9 is Rhumba of the Toads, FA in the late 90's, it is hardish 11.
I did not bolt the top, as it its easy, bring a nut to get you safely to the anchor, unless someone has bolted the top since I last saw it.

By ted geving
Mar 1, 2011

Tom Ellis, Luke Laser and I bolted Number 4. Tom and I bolted numbers 7 an 8. All sometime in late 90's. I can't remember if we named the three routes or not. Not sure who is responsible for the glue on the projects to right of Ride the Lightening as I quit climbing for a period of time shortly after bolting the routes. We also bolted the extension to Ride the Lightening and I think Tim possibly went back and added beefy anchors to the top of it.