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Cactus Massacre

Nevada > Southern Nevada > Red Rock > 03-First Pullout (Cal…
Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details

Description

The wall gets sun from mid morning on. Steep gray wall with several good routes.

Getting There

Approach as if heading to Civilization Crag. From the right end of the Circus Wall, follow the terrace up, hikers left, after crossing a gully and hiking up a short slab/slope, the Cactus Massacre crag will be on your left and directly left of a large drainage. The prominent, low angle, ArĂȘte on the right-hand end of the crag is "End of the Cactus", 5.5

Routes from Left to Right

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 1
Cactus Hugger
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 1
Unknown Name
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 1
Straight to the Point
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 1
Unknown Name
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 1
Cactus Massacre
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 1
Fractured Cactus
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 1
Cactus Root
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 1
Cactus Killa
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 1
Cactus Head
Trad
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 1
Over a Barrel
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 1
One Flew Over a Cactus Nest
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 1
Never Kiss a Cactus
Sport
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 4
End of the Cactus
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Cactus Hugger
 1
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Unknown Name
 1
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Straight to the Point
 1
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Unknown Name
 1
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
Cactus Massacre
 1
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Fractured Cactus
 1
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Cactus Root
 1
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad
Cactus Killa
 1
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Cactus Head
 1
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Over a Barrel
 1
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
One Flew Over a Cactus Nest
 1
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Never Kiss a Cactus
 1
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
End of the Cactus
 4
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Sport

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Cactus Massacre and surrounding walls.
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Climber rapping in on "End of the Cactus"
[Hide Photo] Climber rapping in on "End of the Cactus"