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Space Oddity Rock Climbing 

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Location: 36.1623, -115.48814 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Life on Mars to the left. Dance Magic Dance to the...

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A nice, secluded feeling setting, even though you're not far from the cars on the loop road. The rock quality is generally great. David, thank you for the amazing music!

Getting There 

Follow directions to the Sugar Baby boulder using Tom Moulin's excellent guide book. From there, Space Oddity is the huge boulder, 50 ft. east of the Sugar Baby.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Erika McBee on the f.a.

Under Pressure V2 5+  Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Space Oddity
Sit start with a good left foot, crotch against the arete, the lowest side pull crimp (like the climber in the beta photo) and high right hand sloper/pinch. Slap to the lip, traverse left a few feet and mantle it out. Taller climbers may have to use a higher left hand crimp to start. Jonah got the f.a. to the stand start, then his girlfriend Erika swooped in and scooped him on the f.a. of the much better sit start ha ha!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Nevada

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Rock Climbing Photo: The east face. The Sugar Baby boulder is obscured ...
BETA PHOTO: The east face. The Sugar Baby boulder is obscured ...

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