Jay on one of the Kraft Boulders. March 2005. See...
Calico Basin has a wide variety of short routes. There is a mixture of trad and sport climbs. Calico Basin is a residential area, so climbers should be careful to avoid disturbing the people who live there. At the time of this writing (2005) there is a good deal of construction going on here, so be prepared to be adaptable as regards parking areas and approach walks.
Drive west on Charleston. About 2 miles before you get to the main scenic loop road, there is a turnoff to the right for Calico Basin. It is clearly marked.
Weather station 0.6 miles from here
275 Total Routes
['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',91],['2 Stars',124],['1 Star',44],['Bomb',2]
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Featured Route For Calico Basin
Offwidth aka Desert-erada V2 5+ NV
: Red Rock
: ... : Alternative Crag
This unique crack offers something for the offwidth enthusiast or any individual looking for something different. Start at the very back of the crack, and bury your feet up high. Do a sit up and shuffle out the roof. Pull the lip with a fun pivot and the help from a few edges. Although not technically all that difficult, it is quite an enjoyable climb. Additional, there are probably numerous ways to climb this. This reminds me of a similar (but easier) sandstone version of Vedauwoo's [[Desi...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
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