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Dead Cholla Wall

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About Dead Cholla Wall:

This wall is on the east side of the lower Rio Grande Gorge. It is mostly Basalt with sport climbs going 60' high. A local guide can be purchased at the local climbing store in Taos. There is a minimum of 24 routes here and probably more by now. You can camp at the rim if you are a minimum impact camper. Other camping sites are the Orilla Verde campsite on a first come first served system for a fee, but it fills fast in the summer. They do not take reservations. Nearby on the east side is the Carson National forest and camping is available there.
Nearest town or city: Taos
Directions: I understand that there is a road closure on 570 due to rock fall at GPS coord: 36.3377N x 105.7268W. People can get through on Hwy 84 by driving 10 miles south to Pilar and then heading North. I need to see if the Highway department has cleared the rock fall and open the roads.
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With Replies Honeymoon in Taos stephenp 2 Mar 08 2006, 6:42 AM