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The Brass Wall is a shorter wall with a few longer climbs. It is clearly not the Red Rocks classic canyon wall with its long multi-pitch routes and certainly not the classic Red Rocks sport crag with the wild red overhangs. In fact, it's not the classic Red Rocks anything, but it is a nice crag with nice climbs and worth a visit for sure.
Park as for Pine Creek Canyon and approach initially as for the Mescalito's 'dark side.' After spotting the Beer And Ice Gully, the huge gully above a dirty and broken red cliff band, head on a maze of ambiguous trails to reach the edge of the soft red cliff band. This dirt-piled mess can be soloed over, but that is dicey.
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Heavy Spider Karma 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Rawlpindi 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 5 pitches, 700'
Pazookieland 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 2 pitches, 300'
Birdland 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 6 pitches, 600'
Bus Stops Here 5.8- 5b 16 VI- VS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
The Big Horn 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 6 pitches
Varnishing Point 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 160'
Topless Twins 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Bush Pilots 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a R Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
No Laughing Matter 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 2 pitches, 120'
The Black Hole 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Trad, 2 pitches, 160'
Brass Balls 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Trad, 4 pitches, 500'
Mushroom People 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Spectrum 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 7 pitches, 600'
Go Greyhound 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 160'
Fungus folks 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c R Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Sky Dive 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
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Topless Twins 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a NV : Red Rock : ... : Brass Wall
This a set of twin cracks, but as irony would have it, they top out all too soon. The climb is up a pleasant crack system which is worthy of attention and merit, but runs for only a single pitch. A shame, as were this a longer system it would be a classic Red Rocks climb.To locate this route, approach the left side of the Brass Wall. As you do, keep out an eye for a set of twin splitters, starting as a single crack perhaps 10' off of the ground and then splitting and slowly separating along th...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
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