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A Reckoning (a.k.a. Johnny Ringo) S 
Doc S 
Down by the Creek Walkin' on Water S 
I'm Your Huckleberry S 
In vino veritas - "In wine is truth" S 
Isn't That A Daisy (a.k.a. Play for Blood) S 
You're a Daisy If You Do S 

Tombstone Wall Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Monomaniac on Jan 22, 2008

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Overview of the Tombstone Wall

Climbing is currently allowed in Last Chance Canyon. Continued access is everyones responsibility. MORE INFO >>>


The Tombstone area is home to a good selection of moderate lines. The cliff faces west, and is rather short. Most of the routes are quite diminutive, though there are a couple of moderate length climbs. The shorter lines on the right end of the wall begin up on a sloping tier, and generally ascend a steeper section at the bottom before slabbing out.

The canyon's easiest routes are found here, but many of the lines require powerful sequences, so this may not be the best choice for beginners.

Additionally there is a BEE HIVE on the south end of the cliff. Considering the proximity to Sitting Bull Falls, its seems plausible that these may be KILLER BEES.

Getting There 

Continue up-canyon for 200 yds past the Santa Fe Wall. This is the furthest up-canyon crag at LCC. The cliff is on the South/west side of the canyon.

Climbing Season

For the Last Chance Canyon area.

Weather station 2.6 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Tombstone Wall

A Reckoning (a.k.a. Johnny Ringo) 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  NM : New Mexico, other Southern ... : ... : Tombstone Wall
Hard start leads to an easy slab finish. At the bulge, some weird awkward moves, using the small holds makeup the crux. Deliberate foot action will help you surmount the bulge. The upper section feels like 5.5 once you unlock the lower section....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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Rock Climbing Photo: Rocks climbing on Route #2 at the Tombstone Wall. ...
Rocks climbing on Route #2 at the Tombstone Wall. ...
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This undeveloped wall is just left (down canyon) o...

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By Michael Gillit
Feb 23, 2016
Tombstone Wall Routes:L to R
1. Down By The Creek Walkin On Water .10+/11- starts out of creek and left of ledge.
2. A Reckoning .11 hard down low. Starts on left end of ledge
3. You're A Daisy If You Do .10a Fun start through huge hueco to easy finish
4. I'm Your Huckleberry .11 hard start
5. I'm In My Prime .10a
6. Doc 5.8 short and fun
7. Isn't That A Daisy 5.7 short slab on right side of ledge

Fun place to teach new climbers. These are the route names given when they were established.

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