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Abuelito Dime Tu S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Agujero del Espacio S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
All Fun and Games S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Beaver Heaver S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Bubble Boyz S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Cactus Dancing S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Cactus Pile S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Caguama Queen S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Cloud Nine S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Crescent Moon AKA: Death of a Tradman T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Diez Algo S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Dope Ninja S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Double Cherry Pie S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Double Trouble S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Drillin' and Swillin' S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
El Grifo ('The Stoner') S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
El Viajero del Tiempo S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Eldorado Chuy S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Emilio's Posse S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Fat Boy Slim S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Fear of a Curved Planet S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Fierce Invalids S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R
Flaming Bearded Lady , The S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Frenesi S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Güeros Rancheros S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Hey Buddy, Nice Cock S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
I Believe I Can Fly S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Juggalo S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Kelso's Way S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
King Mota S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
La Facil Facil S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
La Foresta S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
La Vaca ('The Cow') S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Leap of Faith S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Monkey Boy S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Motarola S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Motavation S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Motavision S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Mystery Niner S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Onward Through the Fog S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Pancho Villa Rides Again S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Paz Para Viequez S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Petting Zoo S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Pins and Needles S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Prophetess, The S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Red Helmet S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Rusty's Crack S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sleepwalkin' S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Snott Girlz S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Soul Slinger S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Spies, Lies, and Naked Thighs S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Stone Groovin' S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Team Hilti S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
This Dog's Life S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Time Loves a Hero S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Tlaloc S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Treasure of the Sierra Madre S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Two Pumped Chump S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Ulf Route T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Uncle Crusty S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Type: Sport, 125 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Dustin Stephens & Mark Grundon
Page Views: 727 total, 12/month
Shared By: Dustin Stephens on Jan 5, 2013
Admins: MAKB, Ricardo Orozco

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Description

On the steepest section of the Mota Wall is this sustained and technical line. 5.9 slab leads to an interesting tufa-drip section with some dual-arete slapping and very poor feet, followed by continuous technical moves on sidepulls, underclings, and a few perfect pockets leading to the anchor.

Location

Just left of La Vaca's 11+ upper section. Start on La Vaca's 5.9 slab and then continue straight up toward a black streak rather than trending right. Continue through 8 bolts of independent climbing then finish to the right and descend from La Vaca's anchor (upgraded to stainless steel in December 2012). Rap or lower to the first anchor, pull your rope, and rap or lower again. An 80-meter rope can sort-of-almost make it to the ground safely from the upper anchor if you move a bit uphill, so tie a knot in the end of the rope if going for the lower off from the top anchor

Protection

16 bolts

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Paul Irby
moab, ut
Paul Irby   moab, ut
no, wasn't me. some dudes from indiana bolted that thing. I just happened to be there when it went up. That and cactus dancing were the first sport climbs on the mota wall which was formerly known as the Indiana Wall. Mar 3, 2013
Thanks! The tufa took some scrubbin but the climbing turned out to be worth it. Did you put up La Vaca? Great route! Feb 28, 2013
Paul Irby
moab, ut
Paul Irby   moab, ut
nice job guys. about time someone climbed this sweet looking line. it's hard to believe la vaca went up over twenty years ago. i must be getting old! Feb 25, 2013