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Elevation: 3,599 ft 1,097 m
GPS: 36.14664, -115.41914
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Shared By: Mike Morley on Feb 17, 2004
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Warning Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. DetailsDrop down

Description Suggest change

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 Suggest change

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!

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Classic Climbing Routes at Calico Basin

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 535
The Fox
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 517
Yin and Yang
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 288
Snagglepuss
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 1,015
Caustic Cock
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 160
Winter Heat
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 550
Mr Choad's Wild Ride
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 164
Paralyzed
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 120
Lunatic
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 301
Sunny and Steep
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 172
Synapse Collapse
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 367
Steep Thrills
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 238
Gimme Back My Bullets
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 162
The Prophet
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 134
New Wave Hookers
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 101
Hotline
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Fox Fox Area
 535
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Yin and Yang Kraft Mtn Area > Yin & Yang Cliff
 517
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Snagglepuss Coco Crag
 288
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Caustic Cock Cannibal Crag
 1,015
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Winter Heat Kraft Mtn Area > Winter Heat Wall
 160
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Mr Choad's Wild Ride Kraft Mtn Area > Sunny & Steep
 550
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Paralyzed Alternative Crag
 164
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Lunatic Ash Canyon > Fringe
 120
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Sunny and Steep Kraft Mtn Area > Sunny & Steep
 301
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Synapse Collapse Kraft Mtn Area > Cannabis Crag
 172
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Steep Thrills Kraft Mtn Area > Sunny & Steep
 367
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Gimme Back My Bullets Kraft Mtn Area > Sunny & Steep
 238
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Prophet Alternative Crag
 162
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
New Wave Hookers Cannibal Crag
 134
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Hotline Alternative Crag
 101
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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