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West Side Rock Climbing 

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BETA PHOTO: The Lower West side formation, pre tune.

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The West Side - Sommerset Boulders 

Traveling west, deeper into Sommerset, one can eventually reach the West side zone.

Here one has a choice of several different clusters each with a number of problems. The best of the three formations in our opinion is the lower west side, home of Broken Promises, a V2 highball straight up the middle of the tiered broken cliff shown in the photo to the right.

From this base one can explore several other boulders around the area.

Plenty to do here, especially in the moderate range.

Getting There 


Climbing Season

For the Reno and Carson City area.

Weather station 6.8 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in West Side

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for West Side:
Broken Promises   V2 5+     Boulder, 1 pitch, 25'   
Shootin' Blanks   V4 6B     Boulder, 1 pitch, 12'   
Movin Like Bernie   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b V-easy 3     Boulder, 20'   
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Featured Route For West Side
Rock Climbing Photo: Sean Carlson on the High Ball cruiser - Broken Pro...

Broken Promises V2 5+  NV : Reno and Carson City : ... : West Side
This big block holds a decent high ball problem on good granite.the crux is pulling on, layback on a matching edge and spring for a decent hold, But from there it's cruiser off the deck with several blind reaches for jugs and a semi harrowing thin slab direct exit if one chooses to skip the crack off right... There's also a cool stemmy left start....[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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