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Against All Cobbs S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Bolting Barbie S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Crack Attack S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Green Chile Two Step, The S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Matrix, The S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Procrastination S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Resurrection S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Slacker Ken S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Stoker S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Stroke Me S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Traverse, The S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
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Type: Sport
FA: Vaino Kodas and Tony Stout (June 2007)
Page Views: 2,027 total, 16/month
Shared By: Anthony Stout on Jun 11, 2007
Admins: Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Description

The first bolt is low and protects you off the deck. Climb up to a nice ledge, where the second bolt can be clipped from a great stance. Continue up through a small bulge and to the anchors. Nice exposure for the grade as it climbs just left of, or on the arete. The climb can be done along the arete, or slightly left of it for two different variations.

Location

Far left end of the Rad Wall on the arete. On the right side of the entryway to the corridor. This route is listed as #1 in the .

Protection

5 Bolts to chain anchors. In September 2016 a chain draw was added to the first bolt to allow the belayer's end of the rope to stay clipped at all times preventing the all-too-common belayer-and-climber-swinging-out-together incident while cleaning.

A belay bolt was added in September 2015 at the base of this route. Please use it to avoid swinging out over the eroding area between the switchback and tearing that area up even more.
The lowered climber should take the trail/switchback to return to the base of the climb instead of going straight back to the belay and tearing up the eroding area. The logs and rocks are in that area for reason. Please don't shortcut switchbacks.

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Jason Halladay
Los Alamos, NM
  5.9
Jason Halladay   Los Alamos, NM  
  5.9
A belay bolt was added in September 2015 at the base of this route. Please use it to avoid swinging out over the eroding area between the switchback and tearing that area up even more. The lowered climber should take the trail/switchback to return to the base of the climb instead of going straight back to the belay and tearing up the eroding area. The logs and rocks are in that area for reason. Keep our crags tidy and sustainable, please don't create additional erosion.

In September 2016 a chain draw was added to the first bolt to allow the belayer's end of the rope to stay clipped at all times preventing the all-too-common belayer-and-climber-swinging-out-together incident while cleaning. Sep 16, 2015
JaniMichaels
  5.10a
JaniMichaels  
  5.10a
The best part about this route is rappelling down afterwards. Coolest rappell I have done in while. Aug 10, 2015
If you do this route, you MUST go out on the arete to get the full experience! It's awesome! Jul 2, 2010
Jason Hundhausen
Bozeman, MT
  5.9
Jason Hundhausen   Bozeman, MT
  5.9
Nice route. Good addition to the area. A little lichen keeps things interesting. Jul 1, 2007
Jason Halladay
Los Alamos, NM
  5.9
Jason Halladay   Los Alamos, NM  
  5.9
I really enjoy the exposure and feel of this route. Very fun.

We belayed from the nice platform near the entrance to the "Route Canal" corridor. There's a belay bolt at ground level about 6 feet up the corridor that's helpful to clip a lighter belayer to for a heavier climber because there is good swing potential.

Also, when you are lowered by your belayer, please try to land on the trail and not in the eroding areas that have been blocked off. Jun 25, 2007
Mike Howard    
A 3 star 5.9 by Vaino and Tony on the Rad Wall...I can't wait to try it. Thanks you guys. Jun 11, 2007