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Routes in (L7) Where the Bobbalo Roam

Broken Wagon Wheel Corner T,S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Chimayo (Sacred Dirt) S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Crack TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Discouraging Word S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Do the Math S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Manslaughter of the Improbable T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Punk Rock Warlord S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
U Don't Dans 2 Tekno Anymore S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Where the Bobbalo Roam S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Type: Trad, Sport, 70 ft
FA: Mike Howard, Bob D, Jack Roberts, Ron Olsen
Page Views: 245 total, 3/month
Shared By: Mike Howard on Oct 4, 2010
Admins: Mike Howard, Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Description

Start at 5.9 trad corner or single bolt face up to finger crack. Move through broken rock on easier terrain (caution loose rock) to pumpy jug haul finish on face. Broken, but good (sorta like the Mountain P-rejects party that climbed it).
A pivotal moment in Taos art history happened on a sunny fall day in 1898. It happened with a broken wagon wheel. That wheel was on a horse-drawn carriage transporting two European-trained east coast artists to Mexico. Bert G. Phillips and Ernest L. Blumenschein stayed in the Taos area to have the wheel repaired, became enchanted with the light and the rich culture and stayed. Word spread in Paris, New York, and St Louis; associates of the two artists began visiting Taos. In 1915, the first formal meeting of the Taos Society of Artists was held with six members present. Over the next few years the membership grew to twelve. Prime examples of the work created by these artists are on display at Harwood Museum of Art, Taos Art Museum at the Fechin Home, and Blumenschein Home and Museum.

Location

Corner of Mud Palace Upstream and Bobaloo Walls

Protection

Finger to hand sized cams for the start, 7 bolts.

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