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Broken Wagon Wheel Corner 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Mike Howard, Bob D, Jack Roberts, Ron Olsen
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Mike Howard on Oct 4, 2010

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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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