BETA PHOTO: Children's Crag Panorama
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This is a very beautiful trad climbing area with a wide variety of colors in the rock and an array of features as well. Dihedrals, cracks, smooth faces are all prominent here. It seems to get little sun especially after noon. Be aware of the rock art, there are numerous petroglyphs and pictographs - don't climb on them. Several routes are now off limits due to the presence of rock art. Descend these single pitch routes by walking off right.
Park in Willow Springs where the road turns to dirt. Follow the trail marked Petroglyph Wall Trail across the drainage. The trail takes you directly to the crag in about five minutes.
Weather station 4.5 miles from here
7 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Children's Crag:
Peaches 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Ice Climb 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
R Trad, 1 pitch, 110'
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Tarzan's Arm 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c NV
: Red Rock
: ... : Children's Crag
This route goes up the face and traverses right under a nose shaped roof into the slot on the right side. It is about 15 feet left of Sumo Greatness and about forty feet right of the petroglyph interpretive sign at the base of Children's Crag. Pulling the crux is pretty fun. Build a gear anchor at the top and walk off right. The rock quality is a little flaky on this route....[more] Browse More Classics in NV
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By Stuart Parker
From: Missoula, MT
Feb 3, 2015
I hopped on some climb, rated 10a in the book, to the left of peaches. Had a bulgy start, then a scramble to a tree. Forgot what it was called, but it was not 10a in the slightest. Easy 5.8 or so. Had a fun start and an anchor at the top.