Elevation: 4,422 ft
GPS: 36.162, -115.436 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: KrisG on Jun 2, 2019
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen
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Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details

Description

The Kragle is a southeast facing single pitch crag located on the tier above the Fringe. It has sport and trad climbs and makes for a nice addition to other crags in the area. Its approach is somewhat long and confusing for first-timers, but you're pretty much guaranteed to have the crag to yourself. The wall is made up of a large, left-facing corner with an off-width crack. On the right is a cupcake shaped face with a white patch of rock next to a flake (featured on Metalbeard). There are climbs to the left and right of this corner. Around the corner to the right is the large box chimney (Double Decker Couch). 10 feet right is the steep crack (Everything is Awesome). These two are trad climbs with anchors. Everything else is bolted sport. Please note the routes are relatively new as of May 2019 and still cleaning up so expect some loose rock and the occasional breakable hold here and there.

Getting There

The Kragle is directly above the Fringe. In fact, you can see people who are at the second pitch anchors of Hippie Vest and Behavior Issues from the base of the Kragle. Follow the approach directions for Your Wall and take the right-hand approach from the vegetated landing. Instead of cutting back left to Your Wall, stay the course up along the terrace/wash another hundred feet or so until you can see the steep face with Unikitty and Metalbeard. Scramble up 30 feet to the next tier which is the base of the Kragle.

Directions copied and modified from Your Wall:
The Kragle is seen from the Kraft parking lot and along most of the lower part of the approach. Once into the scrambling you lose sight of it until you reach it. From Kraft parking lot head out through Ash Meadows (west-northwest from the parking lot) towards the Fringe/Overlook crags. After Ash Meadows area follow the main wash north for a couple hundred yards (past Ash Spring Boulders) until reaching an intersecting wash from the west. Head up this wash 200 yards, staying on the right side initially, then the left side up to the base of a short cliff. Walk right along this cliff until you reach a 7 foot boulder and trees clogging the narrowed wash. Scramble up the obvious path through this notch to a vegetated landing (25ft). (From here you would cut back to the left and up 20 feet to the base of the Overlook.) You can't see it from here, but the Kragle is above you to the right (North) through a hundred yards of scrambling. From the narrow, high-walled, vegetated landing, scramble up on the right for 50 feet around the 20ft boulder chocked in the wash. Now you've gained a steep terrace, scramble up staying closer to the wall on the left until you see the smooth 20ft wall with laser cut seam marking the cut back left to Your Wall. From here the Kragle is above you another hundred feet. 45min-1hour.

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