Elevation: 7,000 ft
GPS: 36.365, -105.727 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Mike Howard on Oct 12, 2009
Admins: Mike Howard, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski
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Description

Entrance to Lower Tier is from the south down Black Mamba wash. The first short wall has a nice concentration of sport and sport/trad routes. The first route is a 5.7 warm up. If you wish to toprope, it is possible to traverse to set up top ropes or drop in from boulders above. Lower level has long wall with series of nice, varied climbs

Getting There

Follow north side of wash down from Black Mamba corner on Upper Tier. Nice flat alcove with a few climbs to start. Then, move down through gap in boulders to long wall with taller cliff.

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Classic Climbing Routes at John Nichol's Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 8
On the Mesa
Trad, Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 9
Nirvana Blues
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 5
Wizard of Loneliness
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 10
Stimulus Package
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 17
Obamanos!
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 7
Milagro Beanfield War
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
On the Mesa
 8
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport
Nirvana Blues
 9
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Wizard of Loneliness
 5
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Stimulus Package
 10
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Obamanos!
 17
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Milagro Beanfield War
 7
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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