The cliff band upstream on the Truckee from the vastly more popular River Rock [See River Rock description for directions from the Hwy]. Despite the relatively short distance for approach, the game trails and scrambling involved will definitely up the adventure quotient while decreasing the crowd factor.
Approach either from the dirt road and then up and over the cliff bands from the River Rock side, or cross at the end of the bridge (heading towards River Rock), follow faint game trails and bushwhack, generally trending above cliffs while not venturing too high.
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FM a.k.a. F*%K Me 5.10+ Trad, 1 pitch, 35 feet
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FM a.k.a. F*%K Me 5.10+ NV : Reno - Carson City : River Rock - Upstream Crag
A bouldery start leads to a hand crack and then a roof. The roof boasts good hand jams with sparse feet as well as a sloping jug to the left. The OW pod exiting the roof provides a further challenge but deep hand jams are there for those who reach. Otherwise, it's probably Fuck Me city, although some lieback beta might work at the lip....Hero jamming through wide hands in an overhung crack begins after the rest ledge just over the roof. Exit via some jugs to the back set anchors, but watch out f...[more] Browse More Classics in NV