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Routes in North Rd. West

Type: Boulder, 13 ft
FA: Miguel Hoffman
Page Views: 1,342 total · 11/month
Shared By: Brian Quiter on Sep 24, 2008
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Description

Goes up the center of the Knob Goblin' face, starting below the water-rut, and using the holds in the rut and on the cleaner faces, go up.

Nard Garglin' has lots of holds, but most of them aren't very good.

Reachy moves a-plenty, or slopey ones.

Location

Center of the Knob Goblin' face. Start low, use the water rut, and finish straight up.

The Waterfall Boulder (aka Knob Goblin' Boulder) is the obvious boulder in the Main Area, facing you as you walk West up the wash from North Road.

Protection

none: sandy landings

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Scott Beguin
Santa Fe, NM
Scott Beguin   Santa Fe, NM
This is called Nard Gargler. This is not a new route and I can't take credit for this one. Miguel Hoffman Has the FA on this line. Someone should look into educating enthusiastic non locals before they start posting up on Mountain Project. Oct 6, 2008
Scott Beguin
Santa Fe, NM
Scott Beguin   Santa Fe, NM
This goes up the left side. Oct 6, 2008
Jason Halladay
Los Alamos, NM
Jason Halladay   Los Alamos, NM  
Scott Beguin wrote:Someone should look into educating enthusiastic non locals before they start posting up on Mountain Project.
Not to stir the pot but I'll submit that this is exactly a great purpose filled by MountainProject. I've lived here all my life and knew nothing about the history of these obscure, rough problems. For years, I've run past these chalked up boulders and deduced some folks were out playing on these and I'm glad to see the information and history being offered up here. So thanks to Quiter for posting the area and to Beguin (and Miguel) for filling in the information gaps. No one needs to get territorial or accusative here. It's all good stuff. Oct 6, 2008
Scott Beguin wrote:Someone should look into educating enthusiastic non locals before they start posting up on Mountain Project.
Maybe we could develop some type of hierarchy system that leads up to some "Grand Master" local. All information must be fed through him before it can be viewed by public eyes on MP.

Or, we could just say thanks to people for making an attempt to spread the word about cool problems to try. Then, if they are incorrect in their information, we could politely correct them.

Thanks for the info, Quiter. I am a "non-local" myself, having only been here for seven years, and I have not been down here yet. I look forward to checking it out. Oct 7, 2008
M.Hoffman
Los Alamos , NM
M.Hoffman   Los Alamos , NM
I feel Scotts' good intentions are being misunderstood here. He knows that between all the beers a fair amount of sweat and blood have been shed in the recent(2+ years) development. the knob goblins eyes are blood in fact! While he may not be a word-smith he means well and is very knowlagable. Thanks George for officiating and excellent administration. PS if these climbs are up to you standards for fun there are LOTS more climbs of comparable quality up and down pueblo canyon and its tributaries, Id be glad to point anyone who cares in the direction of the ones I've encountered. peace. Oct 9, 2008
Jason Hundhausen
Bozeman, MT
  V4+
Jason Hundhausen   Bozeman, MT
  V4+
I wasn't going out of my way to make anything more difficult, but I musta been doing something slightly different (there are many contrivances possible) because I feel this is one of the most challenging problems on this boulder - certainly on par with PFVP, if not a bit harder. Fun stuff! Oct 14, 2008
Classic New Mexico, keeping everything "secret" and local Dec 8, 2015

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