Elevation: 3,602 ft
GPS: 36.147, -115.419 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Mike Morley on Feb 17, 2004
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Aaron Mc, Justin Johnsen
Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details

Description

Calico Basin has a wide variety of short trad and sport climbs. Calico Basin is a residential area, so climbers should be careful to avoid disturbing the people who live there. 

Getting There

Drive west on Charleston. About 2 miles before you get to the main scenic loop road, there is a turnoff to the right for Calico Basin. It is clearly marked. Please obey all parking signs. Fines for illegal parking are a hefty $275!

383 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at 01-Calico Basin

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 1,020
Physical Graffiti
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 1,085
Big Bad Wolf
Sport 3 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 414
The Fox
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 370
Yin and Yang
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 166
Snagglepuss
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 793
Caustic
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 411
Mr Choad's Wild Ride
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 74
Lunatic
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 120
Winter Heat
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 232
Sunny and Steep
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 109
Synapse Collapse
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 272
Steep Thrills
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 180
Gimme Back My Bullets
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 101
The Prophet
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 108
New Wave Hookers
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Physical Graffiti Riding Hood Wall
 1,020
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Big Bad Wolf Riding Hood Wall
 1,085
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 3 pitches
The Fox Fox Area
 414
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Yin and Yang Kraft Mtn Area > Yin & Yang Cliff
 370
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Snagglepuss Coco Crag
 166
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Caustic Cannibal Crag
 793
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Mr Choad's Wild Ride Kraft Mtn Area > Sunny & Steep
 411
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Lunatic Fringe
 74
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Winter Heat Kraft Mtn Area > Winter Heat Wall
 120
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
Sunny and Steep Kraft Mtn Area > Sunny & Steep
 232
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Synapse Collapse Kraft Mtn Area > Cannabis Crag
 109
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Steep Thrills Kraft Mtn Area > Sunny & Steep
 272
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Gimme Back My Bullets Kraft Mtn Area > Sunny & Steep
 180
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Prophet Alternative Crag
 101
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
New Wave Hookers Cannibal Crag
 108
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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