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Baby Steps S 
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Outrageous S 
Relax and Stem S 
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Spiny Norman S 

Starter Crag Rock Climbing 

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

Mount Charleston Wilderness Area MORE INFO >>>


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

For the Mount Charleston area.

Weather station 3.2 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Starter Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Starter Crag:
Relax and Stem   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Baby Steps   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
First of the Year   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Featured Route For Starter Crag
Rock Climbing Photo: Stemming my way up

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

Photos of Starter Crag Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Nice easy low level climb. Great for starting out ...
Nice easy low level climb. Great for starting out ...
Rock Climbing Photo: View of the crag prior to approach ascent
View of the crag prior to approach ascent
Rock Climbing Photo: starter crag
BETA PHOTO: starter crag
Rock Climbing Photo: Parking pullout just up the road, appx 100 yards f...
Parking pullout just up the road, appx 100 yards f...
Rock Climbing Photo: Cyn headin for the anchors
Cyn headin for the anchors
Rock Climbing Photo: Small pine tree for shade in the A.M.
Small pine tree for shade in the A.M.
Rock Climbing Photo: 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!
By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Jul 6, 2016
For those who are not 100% sure where this cliff is located- Starter Crag is less than 25 feet from the road- you can actually see the bolts on the cliff as you drive by it. It doesn't look like much at first, but the routes are extremely high quality and not as short as you may think.

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