This south east facing rock bakes in the sun until early afternoon. On this rock is two deceptive routes that will spit climbers off if they don't respect it.
Most of Slap Rock is quality, yet the left side of the rock has large amounts of choss. There is some route potential to the left, but just not worth the cleaning and effort.
Slap Rock is located just to the right of the parking area for the boulder field. Approach is a whopping 60 seconds.
Climbing Season For the Reno and Carson City area.
Weather station 4.1 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Slap Rock
Belly of the Beast V5 6C NV
: Reno and Carson City
: ... : Slap Rock
Start high on the underside of the belly on a left two finger slope-y crimp and a right hand on a high crimp pinch. Work your way up through slopers and pockets to a jug rail at the top. Most climbers should match on the rail, drop off, give a high five to their spotter and call it good. Ballsy climbers can top out to the right over the crumbling beach. The top out needs some major cleaning -- as in a bulldozer and about a hundred day laborers to clean off the top. But a topout is possible to th...[more] Browse More Classics in NV