These small crags lie to the east of Brownie Girl Dome and southwest of Bear Island and about 3/4 of a mile from the parking lot. It is actually two small formations. Most of the routes are on the east-side of both formations.
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Hike the Wonderland Trail for about 3/4 mile, there will be a boulder on the right side of the trail with a dike across the bottom. Mustang Ranch is a short walk northwest from near this point.
This trough, with three converging cracks is near the center of the cliff. The two on the left go all the way to a notch on top. Climb using the two cracks on the left. There is a hole in the rock at the notch on top, that can be slung for an anchor.The Chicken Ranch is a licensed brothel located in Pahrump, Nevada, about 60 miles west of Las Vegas....[more]Browse More Classics in CA
There's a couple of big glue-in eye bolts near the top of Pahrump that can be used to rap off the top of the west (higher) formation to the east, but be prepared to work your ass off to get your rope back after rapping...lots of friction on the gob of choss up top that you rap off of.
Didn't look too hard for a downclimb, but next time I think I'll look a little harder.