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Little Springs Crag 

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Elevation: 3,500'
Location: 36.15342, -115.42633 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Larry DeAngelo, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: calicodan on Feb 22, 2011
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This area gets early morning sun, but is in the shade for most of the day. A good afternoon spot in the warmer months and so far, a good place to avoid the crowds. Typical Calico Hills red stone, most of the sport routes are technical slabs with the trad routes being chimneys or wide crack systems.

Getting There 

The Little Springs Crag sits up above Little Springs. This is the drainage to the south of the Ash Creek Area. The lower tier has a left arching crack/chimney on the left side that is visible from the road. To access this area, walk west on the road fromm the north parking area towards Ash Creek. When you get to the foundation, head south to the next drainage over. All of the routes are on the second tier with the exception of the previously mentioned left arching crack/chimney (Wide Glide 5.9)

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Little Springs Crag:
Super Glide   5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Zuni Tunes   5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Scotty Breaks Loose   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Red Nectar Rage   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Red Rider   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Red Ships of Spain   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Red Ball Jets   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
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A really fun climb, cruxy at the second bolt

Red Rider 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII E2 5b  NV : Red Rock : ... : Little Springs Crag
A pumpy start to the crux going over the bulge. Thin face to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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Routes for Super Glide, Red Ships of Spain and Red Nectar Rage (partial). Clipping line, bolts and anchors annotated.
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Climber on Red Ball Jets
Climber on Red Ball Jets
Little Springs, getting there from Kraft parking lot
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By Eric-D
From: Las Vegas, nv
May 29, 2011

This wall is not in the shade during the summer months until late afternoon. It is in the shade for almost the entire day during the winter months.

By Keith Kowalczykowski
Mar 8, 2012

Lesser-known wall, with some great climbing. Only downside is due to it's low use, some routes are not very clean.

By Chad Gauvin
From: las vegas, nv
Apr 13, 2012

Anyone have better description on how to get to this crag?

By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Apr 13, 2012

If I read this correctly, Chad, this area is near the gully that holds Dirty Rail. Basically, its west and a bit south from the Kraft parking lot.