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Jackass Flats T 
Of Mice And Men T 
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BETA PHOTO: Windy Peak East Face close-up

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

Description 

Trad routes 1-4 pitches long.

Getting There 

Follow the usual road to Black Velvet, but turn left at the Windy Peak fork. Drive until you find a good turnout beneath the east face and go up the steep hillside.

Climbing Season

For the Windy Peak area.

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=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 East Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for East Face:
Jackass Flats   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 300'   
Blockade Runner   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Diet Delight   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Of Mice And Men buttress seen from the approach wa...

Of Mice And Men 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13  Nevada : Red Rock : ... : East Face
Fun and exciting climbing in a remote part of Red Rock. Reminiscent of Rainbow Buttress but with an even more remote feel. Some loose rock, but we tried to clean as much obvious choss as possible. Still worth the second trying to rip off loose holds on a couple pitches. Should actually clean up well with subsequent ascents. Worth doing if you've done a lot of the Red Rock adventure routes and want more!Pitch 1. 30 meters up bulge to comfortable belay ledge. 5.4Pitch 2. 45 meters up bulge in left...[more]   Browse More Classics in Nevada

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Rock Climbing Photo: Leaving the parking area.
Leaving the parking area.
Rock Climbing Photo: Windy Peak East Face
BETA PHOTO: Windy Peak East Face

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By George Bell
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 15, 2009
How long is the approach to this crag? The Handren guide I think says 30 minutes. Is that accurate?

Do you start from the same place as for climbs on Windy Peak (S Face)?
By John Hegyes
From: Las Vegas, NV
Apr 15, 2009
30 minutes is accurate if you're a fast uphill hiker, 45 minutes might be more likely... Park in the same locale as if you're going up to the South Face.
By Ben Townsend
Nov 6, 2016
As noted in the Handren guide, rappelling The Lovely Bones makes for a pretty pleasant descent for routes in the vicinity of Diet Delight. Three raps with a single 70m rope; watch the rope ends! The top anchor is a bit hard to find, but we built a cairn on the ledge above that should make it a bit easier.