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Comedy Crag 
Comedy Crag - West 
Sleepy Hollow 

West Side Rock Climbing 


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Location: 36.00103, -115.48511 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Mount Potasi has at least a few different areas for sport climbing. The most prominent is the Clear Light Cave. There is also the Buena Vista wall, and maybe more by now. This area is relatively secluded and not very populated. The limestone is of relatively good quality. There are a plethora of routes from at least 5.10 to 5.14, with potential for harder routes.

Getting There 

Drive west on HWY 160 from Las Vegas; at about 8.2 miles west from the 159/160 junction (to Red Rock), take a left onto a gravel road. This road leads to the other areas on the West-Side. Comedy Crag is immediately on your left.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.0 miles from here

73 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',20],['2 Stars',45],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',11],['5.9',5],['5.10',32],['5.11',14],['5.12',8],['5.13',2],['>=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 West Side

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for West Side:
L.I.E.S. (Lies Intimidation Entrapment and Subterfuge)   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 40'   Upper Cliffs : EnTRAPment Wall
New In Town   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Comedy Crag
Gestapo Wardens   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 40'   Upper Cliffs : EnTRAPment Wall
Ichabod's Poop Chute   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 100'   Upper Cliffs : Spit Roasted Wall
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Featured Route For West Side
Rock Climbing Photo: 80 Feet

80 Feet of Heat 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Nevada : Mount Potosi : ... : EnTRAPment Wall
Just left of the huge corner. Climb 60 feet of continuously engaging and technical climbing to a ledge where there are mussys if you want to bail there (at 11A) or do a hard crimpy boulder problem on chert crimps to the second anchor at 80 feet. Really fun if you like technical limestone routes....[more]   Browse More Classics in Nevada

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