This is the small summit on the left side of the canyon (in front of Black Velvet Peak from the parking lot). Of course, small is relative here as its NE face is probably 700' high in places. Routes on this face tend to be quite shady and can be very cold on windy days, or in the winter.
Walk up the main drainage and head left ot the base of the wall, depending on the route. Approaches to all routes on this wall are less than 1/2 hour, and many are popular.
Weather station 3.4 miles from here
25 Total Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Whiskey Peak:
Frogland 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 6 pitches, 700'
Raindance 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 130'
Sand Felipe 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 2 pitches, 110'
Our Father 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
R Trad, 3 pitches, 300'
Amber 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 4 pitches, 500'
Perplexity 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Mazatlan 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Cole Essence 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 115'
Ixtlan 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 200'
Matzoland 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Featured Route For Whiskey Peak
The Delicate Sound of Thunder 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c NV
: Red Rock
: ... : Whiskey Peak
One of my favorite short trad climbs of all time! Two excellent pitches are different in character but both technical and delicate. Not nearly as scary as the guide makes it out to be. Start on the front of the Our Father/Wholesome Fullback pinnacle at a thin crack and face.P1: Climb straight up past a few bolts to a mantle ledge, clip the bolt above from this ledge, shake out, then reverse the mantle and finger traverse right for a ways until a weakness allows you to pull the roof and climb ...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
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