BETA PHOTO: South Face of Windy Peak
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A south facing crag with a variety of routes from 5.7 - 5.9. Climbs are about 5 pitches or so.
Directions are found in the Windy Canyon description. The descent is easy by Red Rocks standards - follow cairns off the back of the rock to a gully. Follow this down a short ways, looking for a small saddle on the left. Cut over to this saddle and then down ledges to the base of the face.
Weather station 4.6 miles from here
12 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in South Face
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for South Face:
Featured Route For South Face
A Song & A Prayer 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
: Red Rock
: ... : South Face
The south face of Windy Peak is ripe with possible lines, many of them variations to existing lines. This route was spotted by Larry as a possible independent line to the summit via some distinct features that move up the left side of the face, just left of Jubilant Song. After some interesting route finding and some exciting leads, we managed to finish the route and now offer it to those who want some good adventure. Although loose rock is present, the climbing is good and protection is decent....[more] Browse More Classics in NV
looking toward the Calico Hills
BETA PHOTO: Windy Peak South Face
South Face, Windy Peak in the afternoon.
Gnarled old snag on the summit of Windy Peak. Marc...
Very prolific prickly pear cactus on the approach.
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Windy Peak, looking up from the base of Jubilant S...
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interesting dichotomous branching
BETA PHOTO: S Face of Windy Peak (center of photo)
Windy Peak at sunrise. March 2010
one of the many unfriendly plants on the approach
Pools on the summit of Windy Peak. March 2010
another spiny Windy Peak resident
The start of JS at the base of The South Face!!
By George Bell
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 22, 2009
Windy Peak summit is 6246'. Vertical gain from the parking area to the summit is about 2000'.