Icebox Canyon Rock Climbing
Huge waterfall in Icebox Canyon on a rainy day, sp...
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This area contains excellent short routes on good varnished rock as well as longer routes. Many of the routes are shady, making this a good place to hide in warm weather.
Park at the Icebox canyon trailhead, just past Willow Spring on the loop road. Approaches start on a good trail leading south from the parking lot.
Weather station 4.0 miles from here
60 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',27],['2 Stars',19],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Icebox Canyon
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Featured Route For Icebox Canyon
Smears for Fears 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a NV
: Red Rock
: ... : Smears for Fears Area
One of the sweetest slab routes in red Rocks. Even though this is bolted one should view it as a trad climb as the bolts are fairly far apart and were put in on lead at available stances. The first crux comes about 15 feet up. The next crux is clipping and climbing above the last bolt. Long fall potential here if you skitter off. Once you get your hands on the ledge a quick mantle will slow the heart rate back down and easy 5th class to the anchor....[more] Browse More Classics in NV