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Windy Canyon Bouldering

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Bait and Tackle 
Bucephalus 
Chet's arete 
Chet's arete left 
Gila Kiss 
Le Cheval 
Le Cheval Droit 
Le petit teton 
Lizard Skin 
Mas Mu 
Option B 
Right slab bulge 
Short left sit - Warm up boulder 
Sock Knocker 
Sting, The 
Vanishing point 

Windy Canyon Bouldering Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,800'
Location: 36.0169, -115.4612 View Map  Incorrect?
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RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

The boulder fields on the east and south sides of Windy Peak are filled with varnished sandstone, which makes for high quality bouldering. The slightly more involved approach makes for a very secluded area.

Getting There 

From the intersection of SR 159 and SR160, drive 5.7 miles west on SR160, cross a cattle guard on the right onto a dirt road. 0.7 miles from the cattle guard, the road makes a sharp right, turning northwest. At 1.7 miles from the cattle guard, there is a parking pullout on the left. The road is marked with BLM fiberglass signs. A trail leads from the pullout, which brings one to the Warm Up Boulder after about a 20 minute hike.

Climbing Season

For the Windy Peak area.

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Windy Canyon Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Windy Canyon Bouldering:
Bait and Tackle   V1 5     Boulder, 15'   
Le Cheval   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   
Sock Knocker   V3 6A PG13     Boulder, 30'   
The Sting   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   
Mas Mu   V6 7A     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Windy Canyon Bouldering
Rock Climbing Photo: taking our first glances at The Sting

The Sting V4 6B  Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Windy Canyon Bouldering
Starts on a sloping rail, work the arete in the middle of the east face, interesting moves and footwork lead to a top out above....[more]   Browse More Classics in Nevada

Photos of Windy Canyon Bouldering Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Windy Peak at night. Taken after a perfect day of ...
Windy Peak at night. Taken after a perfect day of ...
Rock Climbing Photo: The mouth of the Fish Head Boulder. Amazing chunk ...
The mouth of the Fish Head Boulder. Amazing chunk ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Hiking into Windy Canyon on a beautiful Fall day. ...
Hiking into Windy Canyon on a beautiful Fall day. ...

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By Emerson Takahashi
From: Casper, WY
Nov 29, 2014
It was our first time into Windy Canyon- we followed tire tracks and ended up missing the first turn onto the dirt road. We saw the trail marker while we were driving up, but we had not quite reached .7mi from the highway, so we decided to keep following the tire tracks and continued up the wash. Bad idea.
The wash gets really shitty to drive on, without many places to turn around.

Also worth mentioning, our Outback made it back to the highway just fine using what is considered the "high clearance" road (without bottoming out AT ALL).

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