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Whiskey Peak - East

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Whiskey Peak - East 


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Description 

The lower eastern shoulder of Whiskey Peak is composed of the Lazy Buttress and several small faces that are to the left of the big white rockfall scar. There are many good moderate trad climbs in this area.

Several routes here end on or near the large platform called Lovers' Ledge. The easiest descent route crosses to the far side of the brushy gully behind the ledge, then goes up for 50 yards to the standard Whiskey Peak descent gully. This can be followed down and east, eventually wrapping around the base of the wall to the approach trail.


Getting There 

Walk west on the trail from the parking area. At the mouth of the canyon, the trail splits; take the uphill (left) branch directly up to the base of the wall. The trail reaches the rock immediately under Schaeffer's Delight.


Climbing Season


7 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Whiskey Peak - East:
Lazy Buttress   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   
Schaeffer's Delight   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   
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Crown Royal

Crown Royal 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  NV : Red Rock : ... : Whiskey Peak - East
Between the main (Frogland) face of Whiskey Peak and the Lazy Buttress to its left, lies an indistinct rib. Crown Royal goes up the left side of this rib.Pitch 1: Start in a small dihedral and follow mostly easy rock to a belay stance on the left.Pitch 2: Move left into the main corner. Belay on a ledge with a small tree that is halfway up to the roof.Pitch 3: Handjam past one tricky spot (5.8) to the roof. Step right and continue up the easier but wider crack.Pitches 4 & 5: Routefind your wa...[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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