Elevation: 7,665 ft
GPS: 36.393, -106.195 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Anthony Stout on Jun 12, 2006
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski
Access Issue: June 28, 2022 - Seasonal Raptor Nesting Details

Description

The Gnar Wall and Route Canal have a handful of nice 5.9 and 5.10 routes which can serve as warm-ups to get on before heading over to Rad Wall! The Gnar Wall is the wall left of the obvious cleft/canal that is the Route Canal. The Route Canal is a good place if you're looking for shade as it holds shade all day. 

Getting There

First, find Rad Wall by going up through the corridor past Big Pine Wall. This crag is just to the left (North) of Rad Wall. The narrow gully/corridor heading uphill between the Gnar Wall and the Rad Wall is called the Route Canal.

7 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Gnar Wall and Route Canal

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 73
Helical Tusk
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 46
Tooth Fairy
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 121
Blackballed
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 132
Balls to the Wall
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 9
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Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Helical Tusk
 73
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Tooth Fairy
 46
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Blackballed
 121
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Balls to the Wall
 132
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Primo
 9
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
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