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|Type:||Trad, 175 ft, 2 pitches|
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On July 1, 2020, the New Mexico state governor issued an executive order (cv.nmhealth.org/wp-content/…) requiring all visitors from out of state to self-isolate or self-quarantine for a period of at least 14 days from the date of their entry into the State of New Mexico or for the duration of their presence in the State, whichever is shorter. The terms "self-isolate" or "self-quarantine" refer the voluntary physical separation of a person or group of people in a residence or other place of lodging. Any person who is self-isolating or self-quarantining may only leave a residence or place of lodging to receive medical care and should not allow others into the residence or place of lodging except for those providing medical care, emergency response, or other individuals designated by the New Mexico Department of Health.
The executive order also closes all New Mexico State Parks to non-NM residents.
This Executive Order shall take effect on July 1, 2020 and shall remain in effect through the duration of the public health emergency declared in Executive Order 2020-004 and any extensions of that emergency declaration or until it is rescinded.
Additionally, NM state guidance requires all persons to wear a mask anytime they are out in public, including outdoor recreation areas.
P1 5.8: Trend left over ledges, then up and back right past two newer bolts to an older, original first [lone] bolt. Then move right and up to a nice left-trending finger crack with good pro on easier terrain. At end of this crack find bolt above and continue up to a horizontal weakness with gear placements. Make a move or two left along the weakness and then up past another bolt and beyond to gear anchors with chains. 30 meters. (note: I have not done the run-out start to the first bolt and deduce it from historical beta provided by others MP.com users)
P1 Var, ~5.9 (perhaps part of a different route): To the right of the original P1 start, climb up past the line of four bolts (crux 5.9). Then trend left and up to the nice left-trending finger crack with good pro. Finish P1 as above.
P2, 5.6: Climb up and a little left from the anchor. Find what pro you can while continuing up and trending just a little more left to the bottom of a gully. Felt 5.6 and run-out but may have passed up an opportunity for gear placement (i.e., maybe a ~4 inch cam or, alternatively, a ~1/2 inch cam?). Ascend the gully to the top. Less than 30 meters.
Some two-pitch trad / mixed routes on Red Wall.
I recall at least one of the P1 "bolts" having a star pattern on the head of the nail - probably one of the last two bolts. Star Dryvin nail-and-sleeve bolts have this pattern and have inferior strength. Back it up!