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Mudterm Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 36.07703, -115.47571 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Larry DeAngelo on Mar 23, 2005
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Description 

This is an area of cliffs a few hundred yards east of Lotta Balls, on the south side of the canyon.

Getting There 

Follow the First Creek trail into the mouth of the canyon. A few hundred yards before reaching the Lotta Balls Wall is the actual Mudterm cliff. It is a small white outcrop above an area of pink rock. There are many broken buttresses and ribs nearby.

Climbing Season

For the First Creek Canyon area.

Weather station 1.4 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',3],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Mudterm Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mudterm Area:
Moody's Move   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Lucky Nuts   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
Mudterm   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Critical Cams   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Jonny flying up Mudterm. Fun climb.  Taken 10/09/0...

Mudterm 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  NV : Red Rock : ... : Mudterm Area
In the center of the main Mudterm cliff, follow thin cracks in a left-facing dihedral. Descend with one short rappel immediately to the east....[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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Rock Climbing Photo: Mudterm area.  From the base.
Mudterm area. From the base.
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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Apr 15, 2005
For the photo above:

Red Arrow: Lucky NutsBlue Arrow: MudtermYellow Arrow: Critical Cams (.10+ OW)

Green Arrow: Rappel Station (single rope rappel)
By Lori
From: las vegas
Sep 27, 2007
i give mud term four stars, and if you get your rope stuck you can scramble up the back and get it down. nice crack :)

bring a quick link and maybe you wont get your rope stuck