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Buena Vista Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Mike A. Lewis on Jul 5, 2012
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Buena Vista offers a selection of sport climbs ranging from 5.10 to 5.14. The wall is east facing and gets sun in the morning to mid-day. This area is climbable all winter, though some days are too cold and windy.

The rock is relatively good limestone.

The area was developed by Flyn' Brian McCray and Mike Lewis in 2000 - 2001.

To the right of the cave, there are a few 5.10s and 5.11s. The cave offers a very good 5.14a, as well as a project. Left of the cave has a slew of 5.12s.

Getting There 

15 to 20 minutes uphill. From the parking lot, look up to your right (northwest). You will see a seemingly small cliff with a small cave-like wave. There was a small trail at one time with cairns, but they may be gone now. Hike into the wash from the parking lot and quickly take a right fork and follow cairns, if still there. If not, just walk to the cliff.

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Weather station 4.7 miles from here

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Man in the Boat 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  Nevada : Mount Potosi : ... : Buena Vista
Man in the Boat comes out of the left side of the cave and takes you right into a deadpoint/dyno to a good hold. From there, move straight up to a brick type feature sticking out of a dish (the Man int eh Boat). Continue on to the anchors.This is a very high quality 5.12 climb. Gently overhanging with fun holds....[more]   Browse More Classics in Nevada

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