Elevation: 3,700 ft
GPS: 37.018, -113.85 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 37,990 total · 230/month
Shared By: Perin Blanchard on Mar 11, 2007
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane
Access Issue: In critical habitat area for the Desert Tortoise Details

Description

Kelly's Rock borders a dry wash and consists of solid, rough limestone. It faces roughly north.

There are over 20 bolted, named routes here from 5.8 to 5.13 with about equal numbers in the 9's, 10's, 11's, and 12's.

Getting There

From the Woodbury Road turnoff drive 3.7 miles (3.2 according to Goss). Shortly after crossing the fourth cattle guard the parking for Black and Tan and Kelly's Rock is on the right. Walk back to the wash and turn right up the wash (or find a cairn-marked trail that cuts the corner to the wash). From the parking area to the base of the wall is approximately .2 miles (as measured using Google Earth).

31 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Kelly's Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 38
A Force To Be Reckoned With
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 31
Demagogue
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 33
Harsh Rhetoric
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 28
Liquid Kitty
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 49
Topless Vegetables
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 64
The Awakening
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 42
K-1
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 43
Rending of Garments
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 40
K-5
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 62
Tag Team
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 35
Hubris
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 90
K-8
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 76
K-6
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 35
Czech Frogs Say Qua
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 14
Zealot
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
A Force To Be Reckoned With
 38
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Demagogue
 31
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Harsh Rhetoric
 33
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Liquid Kitty
 28
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Topless Vegetables
 49
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
The Awakening
 64
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
K-1
 42
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Rending of Garments
 43
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
K-5
 40
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Tag Team
 62
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Hubris
 35
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
K-8
 90
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
K-6
 76
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Czech Frogs Say Qua
 35
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Zealot
 14
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
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