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Routes in Mary Jane Cliff

Bigger than the fish? S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Chimney/Slab S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Glassware S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
I Love You Mary Jane S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Insane in the Brain S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Insane in the Membrane S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Last Dance with Mary Jane S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Make It Legal S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Mary Jane S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Pine In The Ass S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Rock Bottom S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Unknown S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Elevation: 7,837 ft
GPS: 36.267, -115.662 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: Matt McMurray on Aug 15, 2006
Admins: Justin Johnsen


This shady cliff is home to several quality lines including a few moderate routes. The climbing consists of gray slabby rock and steeper orange rock. The classic of the crag is Mary Jane, a 5.11b that climbs a pocketed corner and pulls through a bulge. This cliff is a great destination to escape the Vegas heat, and has a short approach, even by Mt. Charleston standards.
Mount Charleston Wilderness Area Details

Getting There

Take S.R. 157 from US-95 all the way past the Mt. Charleston hotel into Kyle Canyon. Follow this road as it winds up the hill until you encounter a sharp left-turning bend in the road. Immediately before this bend, turn right off of the road onto Echo Rd. and continue uphill and follow the signs toward the Mary Jane Falls turn-off. Park on the north side of the lot by the outhouse. The approach to Mary Jane follows the trail up the canyon for about five minutes. On the left (southwest) side of the canyon just above the wash you will see the clean wall of the Mary Jane Crag. Cross the wash, and hike up the short trail/switchbacks to the base of the cliff.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Mary Jane Cliff

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Pine In The Ass
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Rock Bottom
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Mary Jane
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Pine In The Ass 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Rock Bottom 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Mary Jane 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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JohnniMo McMullin
Las Vegas, Nevada
JohnniMo McMullin   Las Vegas, Nevada
The map shows this crag (as well as Imagination Wall) as being literally in the parking lot. It's more like half way between the parking lot and yellow pine. Jul 20, 2016
Matt McMurray
Castle Rock, CO
Matt McMurray   Castle Rock, CO
Not sure who you are Braveheart, but you obviously missed guideline #1- Don't be a JACKASS!

If you'd have read the disclaimers I posted on the main Charleston page about where all the information came from, you'd have noticed that I posted the descriptions from the Islands in the Sky guide. If anyone wants to post corrections for me to make just shoot me a PM.

Climb Safe.
Matt Sep 18, 2009

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