Juniper Canyon Rock Climbing
Juniper Canyon early in the AM.
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This area has something for everyone. There are good moderate routes on the Rose Tower, Jackrabbit Buttress, and Brownstone Wall. Bigger routes are up at the Rainbow Wall and Cloud Tower.
The climbs in this area are most often approached from the Pine Creek parking lot. Follow the trail toward Pine Creek Canyon. Near the the mouth of the canyon, turn left (south) in the vicinity of the old homestead foundation. Cross the year-round stream and follow the trail up one long switchback to the rolling terrain along the base of the hillside. Climbs in the Rose Tower area depart westward fairly soon, but the trail continues all the way to the Juniper Canyon streambed for access to the Brownstone Wall and Rainbow Wall. Crimson Chrysalis and the Ginger Buttress are reached by crossing the streambed and climbing the steep hillside to the south.
Weather station 2.9 miles from here
98 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',30],['2 Stars',36],['1 Star',17],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in Juniper Canyon
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Juniper Canyon:
Featured Route For Juniper Canyon
Black Dagger 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
: Red Rock
: ... : Brownstone Wall
This route is on the far left side of the Brownstone Wall and the approach takes about 2 hours. The route is in the sun most of the day so can be quite warm, although the 3rd and 4th pitch are in a recessed chimney and are shady except in the early morning.We had some difficulty locating the start of this route. If you head up slabs which lead to the center of the Brownstone Wall, you will have to traverse left quite a ways to get to the route, even going down a bit. You are nearly back to th...[more] Browse More Classics in Nevada