Elevation: 4,057 ft
GPS: 36.15633, -115.43093
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Shared By: Manjushri on May 3, 2009 · Updates
Admins: Justin Johnsen, Larry DeAngelo, Aaron Mc
Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details

Description

Alternative Crag is an excellent sport destination with several high quality routes ranging from .11b to .13a/b. This crag is shady, with the west side receiving some afternoon sun. There is a great, flat place at the base to hang out. It can be quite breezy here as well.

Getting There

From the parking area for Kraft Mt. hike the dirt road heading west past an abandoned building project. Continue through a meadow until you reach some large boulders where you can look up and left (southwest) and see a natural bridge. Hike to the right side of the bridge and over it, continuing up the gully to the base of an obvious, huge boulder with a very steep north face.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Alternative Crag

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5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 137
Paralyzed
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 12
Flying Rats
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 43
Psychic Eye
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 132
The Prophet
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 4
Alternative Nation
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 78
Hotline
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 12
Alternative Action
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 27
Nirvana
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Paralyzed
 137
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Flying Rats
 12
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Psychic Eye
 43
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Prophet
 132
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Alternative Nation
 4
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Hotline
 78
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Alternative Action
 12
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Nirvana
 27
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
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