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Dec 9, 2010
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So I recently was thinking that having a place to find answers to common questions would be sweet. So here you go. I think it would be great if people would add information about these topics to these existing threads so that we can have one consolidated area to share this stuff
Hope you all like it
main red rock page with current weather and late exit pass info
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/r...
map with GPS coordinates and climbing areas labelled
map
amazing weather data including rain gauge

noaa weather data for red rock
rain in red rock: reasons to wait for it to dry
rain and red rock
sunny routes/cold weather climbing
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/s...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/s...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/s...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/s...

shady routes
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/s...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/w...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/r...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/c...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/l...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/w...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/s...

good routes less traveled
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/r...

good beginner routes
routes for red rock newbies

best guidebook
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/r...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/b...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/r...

guide services
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/r...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/l...

hotel recommendations
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/h...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/b...

local homes for short term rental
airbnb.com/rooms/1796111
airbnb.com/rooms/1796246

camping threads
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/b...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/w...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/c...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/p...

weather information broken down by month
about February
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/h...
about June
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/i...
about August
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/h...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/r...
about September
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/c...
about October
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/a...
about November
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/n...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/q...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/b...
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/n...
about December
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/d...
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mountainproject.com/v/nevada/c...

about rentals
mountainproject.com/v/nevada/h...
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Darren in Vegas
From Las Vegas, NV
Joined Feb 13, 2006
2,213 points
Dec 9, 2010
The route in it's entirety.
dang! the red rocks bible... Greg G
From SLC, UT
Joined Oct 3, 2008
592 points
Dec 9, 2010
Bastille Crack Final Pitch
Scotts going to cream his pants when he sees this... John Maguire
From Boulder, CO
Joined Nov 23, 2008
212 points
Dec 9, 2010
awesome work, Darren- thanks a bunch! John Wilder
From Las Vegas, NV
Joined Feb 1, 2004
2,395 points
Dec 10, 2010
Pausing to pose with the amazing cracks there.
Greg G wrote:
dang! the red rocks bible...

Amen! (and nice work, Darren!)
Sherri Lewis
From Sequim, WA
Joined Mar 4, 2008
284 points
Dec 10, 2010
Gazing at the Gallery
See, this is the problem with the Clark County School District: teachers waste their work days assembling this sort of drivel while neglecting their students during their contract hours. I don't see those science proficiency exam scores going up Mr. Snipes. Sad. Just sad. Michael Kimm
From Las Vegas, NV
Joined Jun 9, 2007
2,082 points
Dec 10, 2010
Rack
Well done Darren.
Was tracking all that down a Snipe hunt?
phil broscovak
Joined Apr 27, 2002
1,616 points
Dec 10, 2010
FA's can be scary.  Photo by DeAngelo
What about a link to Killis rants? . . . Karsten
From Sacramento, CA
Joined Jan 22, 2006
2,846 points
Dec 10, 2010
Heading out of the pod at the beginning of the sec...
Awesome work, thank you so much! Timmy Fearn
Joined May 9, 2006
105 points
Dec 10, 2010
Karsten wrote:
What about a link to Killis rants? . . .


Here you go
tenesmus
Joined Jan 7, 2004
2,621 points
Dec 10, 2010
Skiing around.
beaten to the punch

mountainproject.com/u/killis_h...
Darren in Vegas
From Las Vegas, NV
Joined Feb 13, 2006
2,213 points
Dec 10, 2010
Gazing at the Gallery
Please Darren, I know better. I know I would never post to mountainproject while at work... =D. Michael Kimm
From Las Vegas, NV
Joined Jun 9, 2007
2,082 points
Dec 14, 2010
Halfway up Devil's Tower.
Here is the information for late exit passes at Red Rock


- LATE EXIT PASSES -

The Scenic Drive hours are: 6 a.m. - 5 p.m. November 1 through February 28/29

It is easy to be late returning to your car, and the tickets are EXPENSIVE. The BLM has a "Late Exit" system in place to allow climbers extra time before they must exit the scenic loop road.

Passes will only be issued for multi-pitch routes located at:

Angel Food Wall
Oak Creek Canyon
Icebox Canyon
Juniper Canyon
Pine Creek Canyon

Full details are on the BLM recording at 702-515-5050. Here's what to do:

Call the LATE EXIT RECORDING at 702-515-5050.

You can call up to seven days prior to your climb. If you can get a cell phone signal (but don't count on this), you can call as late as 4:00 p.m. on the day of your climb. Be prepared to recite the following information to the answering machine:

1. Your name and address
2. Vehicle license number and description
3. Type of pass (late exit or overnight)
4. Intended date of climb
5. Route name
6. Parking area
7. Your phone number

ALL information must be left or NO PERMIT WILL BE ISSUED!
Unboundquark
Joined May 8, 2008
205 points
Dec 14, 2010
Halfway up Devil's Tower.
Here is a site for historical weather information...

wunderground.com/history/airpo...
Unboundquark
Joined May 8, 2008
205 points
Dec 14, 2010
Jose Cuervo Fruitcups dirtbag style
quoting for just in case and future reference...

Darren Snipes wrote:
So I recently was thinking that having a place to find answers to common questions would be sweet. So here you go. I think it would be great if people would add information about these topics to these existing threads so that we can have one consolidated area to share this stuff Hope you all like it sunny routes/cold weather climbing mountainproject.com/v/nevada/s... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/s... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/s... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/s... shady routes mountainproject.com/v/nevada/s... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/w... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/r... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/c... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/l... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/w... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/s... best guidebook mountainproject.com/v/nevada/r... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/b... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/r... guide services mountainproject.com/v/nevada/r... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/l... hotel recommendations mountainproject.com/v/nevada/h... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/b... camping threads mountainproject.com/v/nevada/b... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/w... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/c... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/p... weather information broken down by month about February mountainproject.com/v/nevada/h... about June mountainproject.com/v/nevada/i... about August mountainproject.com/v/nevada/h... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/r... about September mountainproject.com/v/nevada/c... about October mountainproject.com/v/nevada/a... about November mountainproject.com/v/nevada/n... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/q... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/b... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/n... about December mountainproject.com/v/nevada/d... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/r... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/c... about rentals mountainproject.com/v/nevada/h... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/h... mountainproject.com/v/nevada/s...
doligo
Joined Sep 26, 2008
408 points
Dec 16, 2010
Somewhere in Tuolumne, sometime early 80's
Awesome compilation Darren - Kudos

Now if we could make it a 'sticky' or something of the sort.

How can we edit/update it so it/ this doesn't just become another thread of hodge podge links and suggestions?

Keep that organization.
trundlebum
From Las Vegas NV
Joined Aug 18, 2007
112 points
Dec 17, 2010
Skiing around.
trundlebum wrote:
Awesome compilation Darren - Kudos Now if we could make it a 'sticky' or something of the sort. How can we edit/update it so it/ this doesn't just become another thread of hodge podge links and suggestions? Keep that organization.

Trundlebum - it is a sticky.
So far the only thing I can think of that will keep this thing organized is have people PM me with things to include in the original list and I can edit it. I would imagine a PM to the admins could do the same thing.
I'm open to other ideas about how to keep this thing organized and not become a cluster-mess. My first thought is to have any irrelevant posts deleted. Not really sure, again I'm open to suggestions.
Darren in Vegas
From Las Vegas, NV
Joined Feb 13, 2006
2,213 points
Apr 13, 2011
nice work sniper, i would consider asking it to be a link on the main red rock page... Jon O'Brien
From Nevada
Joined Apr 21, 2009
509 points
Jul 5, 2012
In the middle of a move.
...was there something about those red rock deli chips in there? I may have missed it... Jarad
From Australia
Joined Jun 5, 2012
5 points
Sep 28, 2013
Does anyone know if you can get cell phone service (AT&T or Verizon) at climbing areas accessed from 1st or 2nd pull out? Steve SMith
Joined Apr 17, 2006
0 points
Sep 28, 2013
if you're at or above the level of the trailhead, yes. John Wilder
From Las Vegas, NV
Joined Feb 1, 2004
2,395 points
Dec 29, 2014
Half dome Cables
Bump for future reference for winter needs Jan Tarculas
From Riverside, Ca
Joined Mar 6, 2010
803 points


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