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Mudterm Area Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Larry DeAngelo on Mar 23, 2005


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This is an area of cliffs a few hundred yards east of Lotta Balls, on the south side of the canyon.

Getting There 

Follow the First Creek trail into the mouth of the canyon. A few hundred yards before reaching the Lotta Balls Wall is the actual Mudterm cliff. It is a small white outcrop above an area of pink rock. There are many broken buttresses and ribs nearby.

Climbing Season

For the First Creek Canyon area.

Weather station 1.4 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Mudterm Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mudterm Area:
Moody's Move   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Mudterm   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Lucky Nuts   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
Critical Cams   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Mudterm Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Beta

Goods Are Odd 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  NV : Red Rock : ... : Mudterm Area
We climbed this with a 50 meter rope. 1. Start 25' right of the crack on a nice face and trend right. Belay on a small ledge 5.5 120'2. Continue up trending right and belay on a huge boulder. 5.6 90'3. Move the belay to the right around the corner to the base of a wall. We unroped for this. 3rd class.4. Start up the wall below a seam and move through the roof. The pro is there but sparse and critical. Belay on a nice ledge below a chimney. This is a really good pitch. 5.8 90'5. Climb into ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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Rock Climbing Photo: Mudterm Area
BETA PHOTO: Mudterm Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Mudterm area.  From the base.
Mudterm area. From the base.

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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Apr 15, 2005
For the photo above:

Red Arrow: Lucky NutsBlue Arrow: MudtermYellow Arrow: Critical Cams (.10+ OW)

Green Arrow: Rappel Station (single rope rappel)
By Lori
From: las vegas
Sep 27, 2007
i give mud term four stars, and if you get your rope stuck you can scramble up the back and get it down. nice crack :)

bring a quick link and maybe you wont get your rope stuck

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