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White Rock Spring Rock Climbing 


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Photo taken near Angel Food Wall.

RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Follow a good trail towards Angel Food Wall. A climbers trail cuts right near where the stream below the wall intersects with the one coming down from the spring. The approach is an easy 30 minutes.


Getting There 

White Rock Spring is a trailhead on the loop road a couple of miles past the Sandstone Quarry and is accessed by a short dirt road on the right.


Climbing Season



Weather station 3.6 miles from here

31 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',13],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',5],['5.8',5],['5.9',6],['5.10',3],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',4],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in White Rock Spring

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for White Rock Spring:
Lean Lady   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   Angel Food Wall
Sandy Hole   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   Angel Food Wall
Tunnel Vision   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 6 pitches, 770'   Angel Food Wall
Group Therapy   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 6 pitches, 550'   Angel Food Wall
The Ledger   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 240'   The Ledger Crags
Healy's Haunted House   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b X     Trad, 6 pitches, 600'   Angel Food Wall
Purblind Pillar   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 6 pitches, 900'   Angel Food Wall
Stilgar's Wild Ride   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 6 pitches, 700'   Angel Food Wall
Intestinal Flu   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 100'   Sheep Skull Crags
Tele-vision   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   Angel Food Wall
Gobies for Gumbies   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   Angel Food Wall
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Featured Route For White Rock Spring
Rock Climbing Photo: Richard Harrison on Gobies for Gumbies, 5.10+.

Gobies for Gumbies 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  NV : Red Rock : ... : Angel Food Wall
This is a beautiful splitter crack angling right and passing through a small bulge near the top on a clean dark red wall. The tech crux may be the first ten feet starting in a bulging straight up crack that begins fist and wider for a few feet with sandy face holds on either side. At the obvious bulge about 3/4 height, the crack thins from hands down to rings and stacks for a move or two and then fingerlocks just above. At that point you can stem to the wall behind you and use it as the crack pi...[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

Photos of White Rock Spring Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: White Rock Spring Area. Photo by Blitzo.
White Rock Spring Area. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking back at the parking lot from the top of An...
Looking back at the parking lot from the top of An...
Rock Climbing Photo: Approaching Angel Food Wall, March 2007.    Photo ...
Approaching Angel Food Wall, March 2007. Photo ...

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By Riley M
Jun 2, 2015
Great climbing! But beware...someone smashed the windows in our rental car 5/29 and stole almost everything inside while we were on Angel Food Wall. It's probably smart not to leave anything visible in your car.