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Jun 18, 2014
Rock Climbing Photo: Mt Elden
I've recently moved to Austin, Nevada for a USFS job for the summer, and I've been itching to get back on rocks (big ones are hard to come by out here it seems). I have been doing a little research with the district geologist and found there to be some fairly large granite domes in the central Toiyabe range. I have read about the "Wild Granites" area, but all directions seem to point me at other places from the area that I have been looking at...

1. Could somebody give me decent directions to the Wild Granites place,

and/or tell me

2. Has anyone ever explored this place/ is it Wild Granites??
Rock Climbing Photo: Central Toiyabe Range
Central Toiyabe Range


Rock Climbing Photo: Close up with Google Earth. Looks like some signif...
Close up with Google Earth. Looks like some significantly steep and tall rocks here!


3. Who's down to get out there and climb them?!???

Cheers,

Michael
Michael Akland
From Moab, UT
Joined Mar 26, 2011
58 points
Jun 19, 2014
Rock Climbing Photo: Self Portrait
Any place that has an access road named Indian Burial Ground Road has got to be pretty cool!!! Xavier Wasiak
From Las Vegas, NV
Joined Apr 15, 2004
649 points
Jun 20, 2014
Rock Climbing Photo: The top of the tufa on Magma
Do some searching and you'll find info. Long approaches, big runouts, big snakes, etc are mostly what you'll hear about. The rock is supposedly solid, and its a beautiful setting. Google is your friend but a lot of guys developing the place are keeping it pretty quiet. It really is out there. Patrick Mulligan
Joined Oct 12, 2011
1,223 points
Jun 29, 2014
Been there. Like he said, it is pretty quiet out there, and will probably stay that way. john bald
Joined Jun 12, 2006
32 points
Jun 29, 2014
As a lover of lesser known ranges, your question got me searching.

Found this:
tinyurl.com/n5qbboe

Some adventure to be had, for sure. Have fun out there!
Ryan Hill
From Oakland, CA
Joined Dec 8, 2009
33 points
Jul 3, 2014
I'm working nearby this summer, in the Toquimas. Let me know if you want to explore. weisseseis
Joined Dec 13, 2011
24 points
Jul 8, 2014
Rock Climbing Photo: Mt Elden
I'm heading there this weekend if anyone is down let me know!! Michael Akland
From Moab, UT
Joined Mar 26, 2011
58 points
Jul 9, 2014
Which days? I might be able to get some work out of the way and meet you there. weisseseis
Joined Dec 13, 2011
24 points


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