BETA PHOTO: South Face of Windy Peak
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A south facing crag with a variety of routes from 5.7 - 5.9. Climbs are about 5 pitches or so.
Directions are found in the Windy Canyon description. The descent is easy by Red Rocks standards - follow cairns off the back of the rock to a gully. Follow this down a short ways, looking for a small saddle on the left. Cut over to this saddle and then down ledges to the base of the face.
Weather station 4.6 miles from here
12 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
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A Nasty Gash 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a NV
: Red Rock
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The following route is on the lower part of the south face of windy peak. It is on the lowest cliffband to the right of the deep gully leading up to the south face of windy peak. About 30 minutes from the parking spot. At the far right end of the cliffband is a very impressive left facing corner which widens from tips to offwidth in 110 ft.A Nasty Gash 110 ft 5.11cAn excellent varied crack climb.1. 50ft 5.11c After pulling over the initial roof climb the nice tips crack in the back of the corner...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
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BETA PHOTO: S Face of Windy Peak (center of photo)
Windy Peak at sunrise. March 2010
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Pools on the summit of Windy Peak. March 2010
By George Bell
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 22, 2009
Windy Peak summit is 6246'. Vertical gain from the parking area to the summit is about 2000'.