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Lone Mountain  


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Elevation: 2,500'
Location: 36.2601, -115.3433 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

A good little limestone sport climbing crag. It is a great option on cold windy days. The wall gets shade early and late. Routes range from 5.8 to 5.12. The area has two sections, an upper wall and the main wall.

Getting There 

Head to the corner of Alexander and Jensen. There is a city park on Jensen just North of the mtn. Park there or in the dirt at the base of Lone Mountain on its east side. Fallow the trail up to a small cave continue around to another large cave like recess. This is the main wall. The upper wall is up another 200'.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.5 miles from here

26 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',13],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',2],['5.8',4],['5.9',2],['5.10',6],['5.11',5],['5.12',5],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Lone Mountain:
FN Five-seveN   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 30'   The Gun Club : Right (North) Wall
Bushmaster   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 50'   The Gun Club : Right (North) Wall
Navajo   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   La Madre (South) : Urban Crag
Twin Weapons of Mass Distraction   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 40'   The Gun Club : Right (North) Wall
Clay Pigeon   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   The Gun Club : Right (North) Wall
Point Blank   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   The Gun Club : Right (North) Wall
Mud Tiger   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   La Madre (South) : Urban Crag
Staring Down The Barrel   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   The Gun Club : Right (North) Wall
Muzzle Loader   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   The Gun Club : Right (North) Wall
Slingblade   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   The Gun Club : Left (South) Wall
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Navajo 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  NV : Lone Mountain : ... : Urban Crag
A fun route that moves from more polished limestone to very sharp rock. As of December 2014, there is graffiti of a red heart at the start of the climb....[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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By ......
Jan 11, 2009
In case anybody's headed to the Rodeo Wall anytime soon.... lots of bees! Go there when it's cold... not warm.
By Anthony Baraff
From: Paris, France
Dec 10, 2009
What guidebook includes route information on Lone Mountain?

Did the legwork myself, aparently Islands in the Sky, by Dan McQuade, Randy Leavitt, and Mick Ryan as well as Las Vegas Limestone, by Roxanna Brock have info.
By Nate Farr
From: Las Vegas, NV
May 8, 2013
Found an enormous nest of bees above the 12a on Gun Club's R wall today. Steer clear...
By polishbob
Jan 4, 2015
Fun place to visit, but most of the bolts are pretty high, with a possibility of busting your feet, if you slip off before clipping one. Kind of silly if you ask me.