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Beer and Ice Gully Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The Beer and Ice Gully is a little travelled area that is home to some testpiece routes in Red Rock. Along with Terminal Velocity (5.13a), numerous .11's and .12's can be found here, along with the potential for many more! The rock quality is good overall, and the gully is shaded most of the day.

Getting There 

From Straight Shooter, head west and hug the cliff, then head up into the first major gully you come to. This is the Beer and Ice Gully. Most of the routes are back in quite a ways, and its a bit of a slog to get up there. Some interesting 4th class is involved. Routes are, for the most part, on your right.

Climbing Season

For the Pine Creek Canyon area.

Weather station 3.5 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Twentynine Posers 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Beer and Ice Gully
This is a super fun, well-protected route that packs a lot of pump into a short length. Step off a ramp to an undercling flake and work up towards two bolts on the hueco-covered face. The climbing above the second bolt is a bit run out but this could be tamed with a 0.5 Camalot in a pocket, possibly a #1 or #2 Camalot in a pocket, and possibly a medium-large wire up higher. The pump is severe but eventually a stem across the chasm provides a dramatic reprieve. Continue up to a rap tr...[more]   Browse More Classics in Nevada

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