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Routes in Whiskey Peak

Amber T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Archaeopteryx T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
Back to Basics T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Bourbon Hangover T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Bourbon Street T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Canadian Club T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Cole Essence T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Delicate Sound of Thunder, The T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Desert Wave T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
First Grader T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Frogland T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Geriatrics (aka Ben Dover Beelzebub) T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Ixtlan T,S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Kenny Laguna T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
Matzoland S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Mazatlan T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Miss Conception T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Misunderstanding, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Only the Good Die Young T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Our Father T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
Perplexity T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Rain Dance T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Return To Forever T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Sand Felipe S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Sandblast T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Tales from the Gripped T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Triassic Sands T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Wholesome Fullback T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Elevation: 4,594 ft
GPS: 36.035, -115.463 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: George Bell on Feb 26, 2004
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen
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Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details

Description

This is the small summit on the left side of the canyon (in front of Black Velvet Peak from the parking lot). Of course, small is relative here as its NE face is probably 700' high in places. Routes on this face tend to be quite shady and can be very cold on windy days, or in the winter.

Getting There

Walk up the main drainage and head left ot the base of the wall, depending on the route. Approaches to all routes on this wall are less than 1/2 hour, and many are popular.

For the many routes ending on the Whiskey Peak summit, the descent follows the obvious gully leading down to the east. As you start the descent, wander left (north) on slabs to the left side of the gully. Class 2 and 3 scrambling leads down to a point where a trail leads left out of the gully to join the approach trail underneath Schaeffer's Delight.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Whiskey Peak

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 121
Bourbon Street
Trad 7 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 859
Frogland
Trad 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 97
The Misunderstanding
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 51
Miss Conception
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 29
Rain Dance
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 133
Sand Felipe
Sport 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 282
Wholesome Fullback
Trad 2 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 491
Triassic Sands
Trad 6 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 24
Amber
Trad 4 pitches
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
 175
Our Father
Trad 3 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 33
Mazatlan
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 77
The Delicate Sound of Thunder
Trad 2 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 6
Cole Essence
Trad 2 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 63
Only the Good Die Young
Trad 5 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 84
Ixtlan
Trad, Sport 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Bourbon Street
 121
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 7 pitches
Frogland
 859
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 6 pitches
The Misunderstanding
 97
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Miss Conception
 51
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Rain Dance
 29
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Sand Felipe
 133
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 2 pitches
Wholesome Fullback
 282
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Triassic Sands
 491
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 6 pitches
Amber
 24
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Our Father
 175
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R Trad 3 pitches
Mazatlan
 33
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
The Delicate Sound of Thunder
 77
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
Cole Essence
 6
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
Only the Good Die Young
 63
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 5 pitches
Ixtlan
 84
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, Sport 3 pitches
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Alex Fletcher
Anaheim, CA
Alex Fletcher   Anaheim, CA
As of 1/17/18 there is no pencil in the summit box!! Jan 18, 2018
Jay Swamidass
Anchorage, AK
Jay Swamidass   Anchorage, AK
I found something on the walk off from Whiskey Peak. PM me with what it is you lost and I’ll get it back to you! Apr 2, 2018

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