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Elevation: 4,938 ft 1,505 m
GPS: 35.99749, -115.46425
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Shared By: Larry DeAngelo on Sep 22, 2005
Admins: Luke EF, Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen, Aaron Mc
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

South of Windy Canyon, the cliffs get smaller and the mountainsides more broken up. There is still some good climbing on some small outcrops, and the crowds generally pass these areas up.

Getting There Suggest change

There are three main ways to gain access to these crags. The Chocolate Rocks area can be reached directly from Highway 160. If you are going to the Illusion Crags area and are looking for the easiest, but longer drive, start by following the Windy Peak aprroach, and then continue south for another mile or so to a parking area. A shorter approach to the Illusion Crags can be made on a more direct dirt road, but it requires a suitable car and confident driving.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Southern Outcrops

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 14
Chameleon Pinnacle
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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 18
French Bulges
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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 34
Mc-Crack-En
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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 42
Potzo's Pudding
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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 66
Prime Rib
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 22
Combination Corner
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 38
Shortcake
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5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 18
Vanishing Act
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 29
Arm Forces
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 21
Slight of Hand
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 16
First Lady of Magic
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 23
Peanut Butter and Jam
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5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 13
Zacker Cracker
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5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 17
Spinach
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
 9
False Perception
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Chameleon Pinnacle Illusion Crags
 14
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
French Bulges Illusion Crags
 18
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Mc-Crack-En Chocolate Rocks
 34
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Potzo's Pudding Chocolate Rocks
 42
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Prime Rib Disappearing Buttress
 66
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
Combination Corner Chocolate Rocks
 22
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Shortcake Chocolate Rocks
 38
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Vanishing Act Disappearing Buttress
 18
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad
Arm Forces Illusion Crags
 29
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Slight of Hand Illusion Crags
 21
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
First Lady of Magic Illusion Crags
 16
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Peanut Butter and Jam Chocolate Rocks
 23
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Zacker Cracker Chocolate Rocks
 13
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Spinach Chocolate Rocks
 17
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
False Perception Illusion Crags
 9
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Trad
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