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Starter Crag

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Starter Crag 


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Elevation: 7,200'
Location: 36.276, -115.5908 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrator: Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Andrew Raether on Apr 9, 2012
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BETA PHOTO: Looking east from the routes

Description 

East Facing wall right near the road. morning sun. no choss easy sport climbing. close bolts.


Getting There 

Drive up to Kyle Canyon at Mt Charleston. Take a right on highway 158 toward lee canyon. The cliff is on the uphill side as the road bend around the corner. drop off your gear and park in the pullouts 500 yards before or after the wall. dont park on the road you will be ticketed. good parking option is park as for the mom's cave.


Climbing Season


5 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Starter Crag:
First of the Year   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Baby Steps   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Featured Route For Starter Crag
Stemming my way up

Baby Steps 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  NV : Mt. Charleston : Starter Crag
starts up crack/runnel/dihedral feature and pulls up onto runnel face....[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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Nice easy low level climb. Great for starting out in Mt. Charleston. Don't expect the nice and roomy bases found in Red Rock though. Its a new wall and the veg is still pretty agro.
Nice easy low level climb. Great for starting out ...
View of the crag prior to approach ascent
View of the crag prior to approach ascent
starter crag
BETA PHOTO: starter crag
Parking pullout just up the road, appx 100 yards from base of approach
Parking pullout just up the road, appx 100 yards f...
Cyn headin for the anchors
Cyn headin for the anchors
Small pine tree for shade in the A.M.
Small pine tree for shade in the A.M.
view from the routes
BETA PHOTO: view from the routes
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By dnoB ekiM
Apr 19, 2012

Good fun. Thanks Andy and Chris for the work!