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Washoe Boulders Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Rick D on Nov 15, 2008
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Beautiful February day at the Washoe Boulders! Pho...


Volcanic rock. Really hurts the fingers. Year round climbing, can be really hot in the summer.

Getting There 

From Reno. Head south on Hwy 395 towards Carson City. Get off the freeway at North Carson Street. Take a left onto E college parkway. Left on Goni Road. Follow Goni untill you it dead ends at a gate. At this point, turn right onto a poorley paved road. Follow the Road as it turns to dirt. You will arive at a very large switchback which sweeps right. Park on the shoulder on the left side of the road so the Semi's don't hit you. Walk on the jeep road which is on the north side of the main road. Stay right at the first fork. After about 100 yards after the fork, there is a walking trail which heads west. Follow it to the boulder's. You should walk up to the Wasabie boulder which is big and overhanging.

See the Map to the left for each boulder's location.

Climbing Season

For the Reno and Carson City area.

Weather station 6.6 miles from here

41 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',21],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Washoe Boulders

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Washoe Boulders:
Silver Surfer   V2 5+     Boulder, 1 pitch, 15'   Tsunami Boulder
Mountaineers Route   V2 5+     Boulder, 1 pitch, 20'   Tsunami Boulder
Crescent Moon Direct   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   Right Twin
Little Japanese Village   V5 6C     Boulder, 20'   Tsunami Boulder
Wasabi   V7 7A+     Boulder, 20'   Tsunami Boulder
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Featured Route For Washoe Boulders
Rock Climbing Photo: Dyno-Saur V2 (yellow) and The Prow V2 (red)

Dyno-Saur V2 5+  Nevada : Reno and Carson City : ... : Right Twin
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Photos of Washoe Boulders Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Awesome location.
Awesome location.
Rock Climbing Photo: Approaching Washoe Boulders
Approaching Washoe Boulders
Rock Climbing Photo: Washoe Boulders
BETA PHOTO: Washoe Boulders
Rock Climbing Photo: Tyson on the warm up wall
Tyson on the warm up wall
Rock Climbing Photo: The warm up wall has a few easy routes.
The warm up wall has a few easy routes.
Rock Climbing Photo: Jade climbing a Washoe Boulder
Jade climbing a Washoe Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: The Rat Tooth
The Rat Tooth
Rock Climbing Photo: Tsunami Boulder
Tsunami Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Wellis on the Right Twin
Wellis on the Right Twin
Rock Climbing Photo: Tsunami Boulder
Tsunami Boulder

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By Brad "Stonyman" Killough
From: Alabama
Nov 25, 2008
Looks like some cool bouldering.
By Kyle W.
Nov 2, 2010
I was wondering if anyone can scan or give me a copy of the routes of all the climbs in the goni boulders, i lost my guide i have not climbed there since high school. i just want to bring back some good memories. and if anyone wants to climb out there let me know i have no one to climb with in carson.
By Kyle W.
Nov 2, 2010
am the to answer your question on the guide there are some Youtube videos on some of the climbs out there.

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