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
278 Total Routes
['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',93],['2 Stars',124],['1 Star',44],['Bomb',3]
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Classic Corner 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c NV
: Red Rock
: ... : Red Springs Rock
Wow, this climb is pure joy. It is aesthetic, has fun jams, and good pro. Climb the prominent dihedral that first angles left, then angles right around a corner and out of sight. As you get near the top of the dihedral, you can step left into a bigger and easier crack/gully; or continue in the dihedral and escape with an easy off-width move. Belay at the top of the crack/gully using some smaller cams, or move higher and belay at the top of a flat ledge using a double sling around a...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
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