Juniper Canyon Rock Climbing
Juniper Canyon early in the AM.
|RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>|
This area has something for everyone. There are good moderate routes on the Rose Tower, Jackrabbit Buttress, and Brownstone Wall. Bigger routes are up at the Rainbow Wall and Cloud Tower.
The climbs in this area are most often approached from the Pine Creek parking lot. Follow the trail toward Pine Creek Canyon. Near the the mouth of the canyon, turn left (south) in the vicinity of the old homestead foundation. Cross the year-round stream and follow the trail up one long switchback to the rolling terrain along the base of the hillside. Climbs in the Rose Tower area depart westward fairly soon, but the trail continues all the way to the Juniper Canyon streambed for access to the Brownstone Wall and Rainbow Wall. Crimson Chrysalis and the Ginger Buttress are reached by crossing the streambed and climbing the steep hillside to the south.
Weather station 2.9 miles from here
98 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',29],['2 Stars',37],['1 Star',17],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in Juniper Canyon
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Juniper Canyon:
Featured Route For Juniper Canyon
Sweet Thin 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a NV
: Red Rock
: ... : Brownstone Wall
OVERVIEWIf Armatron gets two stars in Handren's guide Sweet Thin deserves three. The route shares the first two pitches of Armatron (including the uneventful crux) before whisking you off to a unique balancey fifth pitch followed by a flaring chimney/offwidth one. The FA is unlisted in Handren's book. The route is south-facing; however, note that it goes into the shade in the afternoon in the winter.ROUTEP1 (5.8, 100')Climb the first pitch of Armatron, which tak...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
By Nick Tripp
Mar 26, 2016
Found red climbing shoes sitting on a nice rock on the way out in juniper canyon around 11pm on 3/21. Message me 908-343-7885 with shoe info to claim them.