Red Springs Rock Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Red Springs Picnic Area
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Red Springs Rock is the rock group above Jabba The Hut Rock. Red Springs Rock gets morning sun and late afternoon shade. The climbs consist of trad and mixed-sport.
Take highway 159 to Calico Basin road. This is the first major road east of the main Red Rocks park. Follow this road about a mile to the Red Springs Picnic Area. Park at the lower (1st) picnic area.
Follow the trails up the hillside to the right of Jabba The Hut Rock. The approach is easy and takes about 10-15 minutes.
Weather station 0.4 miles from here
13 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Red Springs Rock
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Red Springs Rock:
Rocky Road 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Attack Dogs 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Mavericks 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
Featured Route For Red Springs Rock
Rocky Road 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Nevada
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Rocky Road is a tough little OW. If you're a fledgling OW leader this would be a good candidate to break into the grade. The crux is, obviously, well protected and short lived. However, the remainder of the climb will prove to be a challenge if this is your first foray into the wonderful world of offwidth. There are two ways to start the climb: one way would be to start directly below Allied Forces and follow a finger to hand crack and pull the bulge using face holds and fire into the meat of Ro...[more] Browse More Classics in Nevada
By MN norske
Feb 18, 2015
There is a sport route to the left and also right of allied forces. The one on the left has perma draws on it. What are these new climbs? They look way fun.
Feb 19, 2015
They're both in the book. The one to the left that intrudes on Allied Forces is Contempt of Court (12-something). I forget the one on the right. And they're not new - late 90's, I recall.