BETA PHOTO: Windy Peak East Face
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Trad routes 1-4 pitches long.
Follow the usual road to Black Velvet, but turn left at the Windy Peak fork. Drive until you find a good turnout beneath the east face and go up the steep hillside.
Weather station 4.6 miles from here
7 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in East Face
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for East Face:
Featured Route For East Face
Blockade Runner 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
: Red Rock
: ... : East Face
A fun trip up hollow rock, with aesthetics typical of beautiful varnished Red Rock sandstone. Might be pg13 or R; I got plenty of gear but recall some gongy thin flakes that flexed quite a bit and were the best spots available for pro. ...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
Latest Regional Forum Messages
BETA PHOTO: Windy Peak East Face close-up
Leaving the parking area.
By George Bell
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 15, 2009
How long is the approach to this crag? The Handren guide I think says 30 minutes. Is that accurate?
Do you start from the same place as for climbs on Windy Peak (S Face)?
By John Hegyes
From: Las Vegas, NV
Apr 15, 2009
30 minutes is accurate if you're a fast uphill hiker, 45 minutes might be more likely... Park in the same locale as if you're going up to the South Face.