Elevation: 3,846 ft
GPS: 36.146, -115.422 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: 46and2 on Apr 7, 2007 with improvements by Oliver
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen
Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details

Description

This generally shady area has two EXCELLENT sport routes and two (o.k.) Trad routes. Worth a visit to climb them all in a day!! The route lenghts in the Brock/McMillan book for the two trad routes are VERY incorrect and will require walk offs that are pretty easy.

Getting There

The approach is super easy and should take about 10-15 minutes. Follow the trail from the west side of the Red Springs Picnic Parking Area in Calico Basin; follow the trail up toward the obvious unbroken cliff straight west. Pick up a trail and head for the large shady area just to the right of the Classic Corner of Calico Area. Super easy to find, just start hiking up the trail up the hill and the wall will appear on your left hand side.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Coco Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 100
Adventure Guppies
Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 13
Coco Puffs
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 89
Moon Where the Wind Blows
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 210
Cocopuss
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 86
Stupid Cat
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 90
Snagglepuss
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Adventure Guppies
 100
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Coco Puffs
 13
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Moon Where the Wind Blows
 89
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Cocopuss
 210
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Stupid Cat
 86
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Snagglepuss
 90
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
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Jeff Oslik
Tucson, AZ
Jeff Oslik   Tucson, AZ
Just to be clear, in case you don't know what the "Classic Corner" is -- the wall is directly west of the parking lot. Don't head North or South. Apr 13, 2015