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Jimmy Durante S 
Kibosch Buttress T,S 
Leopard Skin T,S 
Leopard's Tail T,S 
Stepping Out T,S 
Stranger Than Friction S 
Thousand Pints of Lite S 
Twist and Shout S 
What's New Pussycat? S 

Sand Dunes  


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Location: 37.18996, -113.64342 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This area is home to a large number of routes from the 5.6 to 5.11b range. A large number of these routes are 2-5 pitches in length. A single 60M rope can be used to descend most routes. The multipitch routes start on the second tier, which is gained by the obvious gully. (4th class).

Here are a few of the best climbs: Clairvoyance 5.11b, Stepping Out 5.9, Leopard Skin 5.7.

Getting There 

This area is directly across from the handicap parking for the sand dunes. Park next to the bathrooms in the large parking lot and hike south on the road for 200ft until you are directly across from the gully.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.0 miles from here

11 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Sand Dunes:
Leopard Skin   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Sport, 4 pitches, 260'   
Thousand Pints of Lite   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 3 pitches, 180'   
Twist and Shout   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Stepping Out   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 160'   
Gratitude   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 4 pitches, 350'   
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