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West Face (a.k.a. Grid Wall)

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West Face (a.k.a. Grid Wall) Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.25338, -107.91045 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aaron Hobson, Anthony Stout, LeeAB, Marta Reece, Jason Halladay, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jason Halladay on Sep 11, 2016
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Description 

This beautiful wall of overhung and pocketed rock is known as the grid wall for a reason. It's not difficult to get off route or create link ups on this one, whether on purpose or accident. Get an idea of where you are going before you start up these routes.

Getting There 

Hike up the trail from the dirt road and head left when you get to the boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Enchanted Tower area.

Weather station 6.7 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',3],['5.12',4],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in West Face (a.k.a. Grid Wall)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for West Face (a.k.a. Grid Wall):
Servant of the Secret Fire   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport   
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Hoggle 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  NM : Enchanted Tower : ... : West Face (a.k.a. Grid Wall...
Crux is low between the 1st and 2nd bolt. Interesting, though large mellow jugs with long moves between. Great for the grade as you rarely find routes that are of this quality yet so steep! Too bad it is so short. Synonymous but shorter than other routes on the Tower. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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By Jason Halladay
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From: Los Alamos, NM
Sep 11, 2016
There are two unknown routes with tan hangers uphill of the listed routes here. We didn't climb them but they look pretty moderate on dark, featured rock.