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Kraft Crags  


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Submitted By: Matt Kuehl on Nov 26, 2011
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Description 

Kraft crags is the lowest cliff band in the middle on the south side of Kraft Mountain. This wall gets all day sun and stays warm in the winter.

Getting There 

Start on trail going North then diverge left heading up the rocky slope towards a pinkish rock face. Follow a faint trail up the slope trending right towards the top.

Descent: Hike climbers right (North) 150 yards and scramble down gully.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.2 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Kraft Crags:
Classic Crack of Calico   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 310'   
The Last Calico   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 160'   
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Featured Route For Kraft Crags
Starts in obvious crack and stays right for 110' f...

The Last Calico 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  NV : Red Rock : ... : Kraft Crags
Furthest route to climbers right. This great looking line climbs a series of of right-leaning cracks. Expect to encounter everything from finger crack to off width on this sustained and entertaining line. Many minor variations can be done depending on exactly which crack you decide to follow and when. After topping out and bringing up the second, there is still about 60 feet of scrambling on easier class 4 ground before reaching the descent ridge/trail. Once on this ridge head right and look...[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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