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Desire T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Great Expectations T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
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Description

Nurd Rock is one of the larger chunks of stone in the Windy Point area. It was mostly developed in the early to mid-eighties when the classic Desire went up by Stieger. What is most striking about Nurd Rock is not only the lines that are developed, but the expanses of perfect rock that are not developed. At its highest, Nurd Rock has 200 feet of perfect, east facing, Windy Point stone. Most visit Nurd Rock to climb Desire -but not that many- due to its unforgiving first clip and old school flavor.

Getting There

There are many ways to get to Nurd Rock from Windy Point parking areas. From the Rupley routes, continue south past Trilevel Spire to the next large formation (Nurd Rock). From Hunchback Pinnacle, head down the drainage for 5 minutes and contour around to the left of Nurd Rock to get to its base. The fire has made both approaches quite loose.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Nurd Rock

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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R
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Christian   Casa do Cacete
NURD = Notable Unidentified Rock Discovery Nov 18, 2007

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