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Description 

Avalanche Falls in the Mount Charleston area.

Getting There 

After parking in the Mary Jane parking lot, hike back down the road to Echo Well No. 3. Turn right (south) and enter the small - usually unplowed - parking lot. You may park here if you can get in. Ascend an avalanche gully above the well and parking lot. Eventually the gully will split. At this point one should be able to see the falls above and to the left. Climb the left gully to the base of the falls at approximately 8600 feet. The approach should take about an hour.

Note: The cleft above and to the right periodically gets ice...

Climbing Season

For the Mount Charleston area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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