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Routes in West Face (a.k.a. Grid Wall)

Beagle S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Gandolf S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Hoggle S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Incredible Journey S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Lucky Number S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Mr. Baggins S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Servant of the Secret Fire S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Smeagol S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Something Lethal S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Description

This beautiful wall of overhung and pocketed rock is known as the grid wall for a reason. It's not difficult to get off route or create link ups on this one, whether on purpose or accident. Get an idea of where you are going before you start up these routes.
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Getting There

Hike up the trail from the dirt road and head left when you get to the boulder.

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Jason Halladay
Los Alamos, NM
Jason Halladay   Los Alamos, NM  
There are two unknown routes with tan hangers uphill of the listed routes here. We didn't climb them but they look pretty moderate on dark, featured rock. Sep 11, 2016

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