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Upper Fat City Drainage 


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Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 35.0961, -106.4621 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Shady water polished granite in pleasant riparian environment


Getting There 

Hike up main trail for Fat City but continue up over dam. Follow primary trail through fields until you reach the tight drainage where you will see a man made wall. First boulders are right above this wall. About 15-20 minutes from parking.


Climbing Season


7 Total Routes


['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',4],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',2],['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 Upper Fat City Drainage:
Free Cap'n   V5-6 6C+     Boulder, 12'   
1/4" Minus   V8 7B     Boulder, 12'   
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The Knobby

The Knobby V0 4  NM : Albuquerque Area Climbing : ... : Upper Fat City Drainage
Since the Upper Fat City Drainage was once known as Embudo Canyon, site of nearly all early bouldering in the area, it seems appropriate to document one of the classic early problems. The Knobby lies in the center of the canyon about a hundred yards up from what used to be the parking lot (dam at the canyon constriction). It has a large black knob sticking out about ten feet up. Grab that knob & you're home free ......[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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By docsavage
From: Albuquerque, NM
Mar 3, 2012

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