Elevation: 7,635 ft
GPS: 36.392, -106.196 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 16,717 total · 96/month
Shared By: Anthony Stout on Apr 24, 2006
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski
Access Issue: COVID-19 New Mexico State Requirements Details

Description

A shorter wall now with a good mix of routes on it. Note that many routes have been added since the online guidebook. Routes courtesy of Vaino Kodas! Thanks again. See Vaino's website for a useful photo and updated info.

Getting There

Find your way to Super Slab, and look up. A large rock balcony, you have found it. Follow a trail that goes to the right, around a large rock, over a stump, and to the wall.

Route Order (From left to right)

Dr. Evil; 5.10b/c
Evil Medical School; 5.10b
Angry Sea Bass; 5.9
Sharks With Friggin' Laser Beams; 5.9
Austin Powers, International Man of Mystery; 5.9
Cobzilla; 5.8
Chupacobbler; 5.10a
Mister Bigglesworth; 5.10a
Mini Me; 5.9-
Rodent Outhouse; 5.11 b/c (right of the actual balcony formation on another chunk of rock)
Jug-or-Naut; 5.11b (right of the actual balcony formation on another chunk of rock)

12 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Balcony

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 66
Mini Me
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 45
Sharks With Friggin' Laser Beams
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 54
Chupacobbler
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 40
Rodent Outhouse
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 59
Jug-or-Naut
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Mini Me
 66
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Sharks With Friggin' Laser…
 45
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Chupacobbler
 54
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Rodent Outhouse
 40
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Jug-or-Naut
 59
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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