A summers day at the ultimate outdoor GYM! RAD WA...
Beautiful wall with continuously steep, overhanging, FUN, long, and relentless routes. Enjoy!
Follow the directions to Schoolhouse Slab
, look up and right, slightly southeast from the corridor, and behold a tall, overhung chunk of rock. Large ponderosa pine on the right end of the wall.
Weather station 4.1 miles from here
11 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Rad Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Rad Wall:
Stroke Me 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 50'
Stoker 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 65'
Featured Route For Rad Wall
Crack Attack 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a New Mexico
: El Rito
: ... : Rad Wall
This one is great. Requires no crack technique despite the name. Super enduro- in your face til the end.Sequential climbing right off the ground. If you are tall it is easier to reach the starting hold with the correct hand. Fun long pulls on mostly good pockets leads up to a shouldery move to the left getting into the bottom of the flake. Some good sidepulls and a pocket out left lead up the flake to a couple of slopier holds and a honking jug at the top and a great rest. From here the climbi...[more] Browse More Classics in New Mexico
A rainy day at El Rito means a busy day on the Rad...
Side view of the overhanging Rad Wall.
BETA PHOTO: The Rad Wall at El Rito seen from the top of the S...
By Anthony Stout
From: Albuquerque, NM
Jun 12, 2007
The route listed on the topo as unknown 5.9 is actually Slacker Ken. It has recently been bolted.
By George Perkins
From: Los Alamos, NM
Apr 18, 2009
Rad Wall is the finest wall at El Rito, and stays dry in the rain (or snow).
By Darren Mabe
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Oct 19, 2009
these routes kick ass. fantastic and unique area. rito is a hiden gem!
By Jason Halladay
From: Los Alamos, NM
Oct 3, 2010
I put together a time lapse of a couple hours of climbing on the Rad Wall today. Thought I'd share it here.