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Routes in Major Wall

Banana Peel S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Bananas on Acid S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Bat out of Hell S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Bon Bon T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Buttress Fly S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Cactus Practice S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Captain Blueberry S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Chris's Route (name will change) S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Demon, The S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Devil's Plaything S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Hurt Me Not S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Juckets & Bugs S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Liberace's Anus S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Limp Traddy S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Major Chingadera S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Major Major S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Major Raspberry S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Milo Mindblender S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Pimp Caddy S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Pimp Daddy S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Pinche Wey S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Prickly Proctologist S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Ramp, The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
She Can Bolt S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Zee Wicked Bulge AKA:Puff Daddy S 5.14- 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
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Elevation: 5,715 ft
GPS: 33.986, -106.99 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Anthony Stout on Jan 29, 2006
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Stephen Chojnowski
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Description [Suggest Change]

South facing wall with a series of 40-50 foot routes. Quality of rock tends to be good here and routes range from easy 5.6 to difficult 5.12.

Getting There [Suggest Change]

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Overview map of Major Wall area. Adapted from: The Enchanted Tower, Sport Climbing Socorro and Datil, New Mexico by Salomon R. Maestas and Matthew A. Jones, 1993. (Out of print). From the turn off highway 60, drive the dirt road for .5 miles to the main parking area (with restroom) on the left. Don't stop here, though. Continue another mile or so on the dirt road to a small pullout/parking area for Major Wall, Pocket Change Wall and Alcohol Wall. Park and walk the short distance to the visible Major Wall on the east side (left side) of the road.

Routes

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From Left to Right:

Starting at the far left, there is a smooth, steep wall with three routes:

Major Chingadera (5.10d)
Pinche Wey (5.12c/d)
Zee Wicked Bulge AKA:Puff Daddy (5.14-)

Continuing along the cliff band you will come to a series of unknown routes, then some with actual names:

Cactus Practice (5.11b)
Unknown (5.11+)
Limp Traddy (5.12b?)
Unknown (5.13?)
Pimpin' anin't Easy (5.14b/c)
Keeping up with the Joneses (aka Pimp Daddy) (5.13d)
Bat out of Hell (5.11d)
The Demon (5.12d/13a)
Devil's Plaything (5.13?)
Major Raspberry (5.10d)
Captain Blueberry (5.11a)
Buttress Fly (5.10-)
Liberace's Anus (5.9+)
Prickly Proctologist (5.7+)
The Ramp (5.7)- Trad
She Can Bolt (5.9)
Bananas on Acid (5.12a)
Banana Peel (5.11c)
Hurt Me Not (5.12a/b)
Bon Bon (5.10a)
Juckets & Bugs (5.10a)
Chris's Route (name will change) (5.10-)
Milo Mindblender (5.10b)
Major, Major, Major (5.8)

25 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Major Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 36
She Can Bolt
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 47
Liberace's Anus
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 49
Juckets & Bugs
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 13
Bon Bon
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 25
Chris's Route (name will change)
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 16
Major Raspberry
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 16
Captain Blueberry
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 35
Banana Peel
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 18
Bat out of Hell
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 24
Hurt Me Not
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 26
Bananas on Acid
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 3
Pinche Wey
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 15
The Demon
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 4
Devil's Plaything
Sport
5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
 3
Pimp Daddy
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
She Can Bolt
 36
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Liberace's Anus
 47
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Juckets & Bugs
 49
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Bon Bon
 13
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Chris's Route (name will ch…
 25
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Major Raspberry
 16
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Captain Blueberry
 16
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Banana Peel
 35
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Bat out of Hell
 18
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Hurt Me Not
 24
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Bananas on Acid
 26
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Pinche Wey
 3
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
The Demon
 15
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Devil's Plaything
 4
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Pimp Daddy
 3
5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a Sport
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LeeAB Brinckerhoff   ABQ, NM  
Working backwards from 09) Pimp Daddy, the routes are...
08) Pimpin' anin't Easy 5.14b or c
07) Not sure of the name, Supposed to be 5.13, Timmy route
06) Not sure of the name, Supposed to be 5.12b but the start seemed more V8ish to 5.12 climbing, Timmy route
05) Not sure of the name, 5.11+
04?) There may actually be another route in here, but the one that starts on a crack/ramp that angles up and left 5.11- or + depending on which way you go. Jan 10, 2010
There are now 3 shorter bolted routes right of Major Major. Apr 11, 2017
The shorter routes are described under Tres Amigos.

mountainproject.com/v/tres-… Apr 11, 2017

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