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Willow Springs South 


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Submitted By: J. Thompson on Apr 13, 2005
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Canyon above Hidden Falls.
Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

This is a section of cliffs- you guessed it!- South of Willow Springs. This area ranges from Nadia's Nine to the Hidden Wall.It includes the classic N'Plus Ultra roof.


Getting There 

Park at Willow Springs. Hike south and a little east, using the trails as much as possible.


16 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',3],['5.8',3],['5.9',3],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Willow Springs South:
Little Black Book   5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c     Trad, 1 pitch, 160'   
New Hips Corner   5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Pillar Talk   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
Chocolate Tranquility Fountain   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Sleeper   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 160'   
Nadia's Nine   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 180'   
N'Plus Ultra   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Willow Springs South
Nadia's Nine begins in the narrow V-corner shown by the arrow.  The second pitch climbs the clean, overhanging corner above and slightly to the right.

Nadia's Nine 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a  NV : Red Rock : ... : Willow Springs South
See photo for exact location, about 100 yards to the left and slightly lower than Nadia's Niche. The climb's distinctive feature is an overhanging, cobra-hooded dihedral that forms the second pitch. Both pitches are well-protected and interesting.Pitch 1 -- Climb a smooth-walled dark V-corner with good rock (5.9+).Pitch 2 -- Move the belay a few yards to the right, then climb a prominent, steep inside corner/crack that overhangs at the top (5.9)....[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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