Elevation: 3,602 ft
GPS: 36.14667, -115.41916
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Shared By: Mike Morley on Feb 17, 2004
Admins: Justin Johnsen, Larry DeAngelo, Aaron Mc
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!

439 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.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 1,289
Big Bad Wolf
Sport 3 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 476
The Fox
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 448
Yin and Yang
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 914
Caustic Cock
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 491
Mr Choad's Wild Ride
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 96
Lunatic
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 146
Winter Heat
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 261
Sunny and Steep
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 137
Synapse Collapse
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 324
Steep Thrills
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 209
Gimme Back My Bullets
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 98
KGB
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 132
The Prophet
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 122
New Wave Hookers
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 78
Hotline
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Big Bad Wolf Riding Hood Wall
 1,289
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 3 pitches
The Fox Fox Area
 476
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Yin and Yang Kraft Mtn Area > Yin & Yang Cliff
 448
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Caustic Cock Cannibal Crag
 914
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Mr Choad's Wild Ride Kraft Mtn Area > Sunny & Steep
 491
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Lunatic Fringe
 96
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Winter Heat Kraft Mtn Area > Winter Heat Wall
 146
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
Sunny and Steep Kraft Mtn Area > Sunny & Steep
 261
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Synapse Collapse Kraft Mtn Area > Cannabis Crag
 137
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Steep Thrills Kraft Mtn Area > Sunny & Steep
 324
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Gimme Back My Bullets Kraft Mtn Area > Sunny & Steep
 209
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
KGB Kraft Mtn Area > Cannabis Crag
 98
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Prophet Alternative Crag
 132
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
New Wave Hookers Cannibal Crag
 122
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Hotline Alternative Crag
 78
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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