Jay on one of the Kraft Boulders. March 2005. See...
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Calico Basin has a wide variety of short routes. There is a mixture of trad and sport climbs. Calico Basin is a residential area, so climbers should be careful to avoid disturbing the people who live there. At the time of this writing (2005) there is a good deal of construction going on here, so be prepared to be adaptable as regards parking areas and approach walks.
Drive west on Charleston. About 2 miles before you get to the main scenic loop road, there is a turnoff to the right for Calico Basin. It is clearly marked.
Weather station 0.6 miles from here
280 Total Routes
['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',91],['2 Stars',127],['1 Star',45],['Bomb',3]
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Nirvana 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c NV
: Red Rock
: ... : Alternative Crag
Nirvana is a great route and tests your power endurance. Begin on the right side and commit up the slab and crack to the first bolt. From here go up and over the bulge to the arÍte/face with a wild dynamic move to gain a descent hold. Traverse leftward with few feet and a hard pocket move to gain the left side of the wall. Shake out and go back right on a pumping rail and hopefully not a heart breaker finish move. ...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
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