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A south facing crag with a variety of routes from 5.7 - 5.9. Climbs are about 5 pitches or so.
Directions are found in the Windy Canyon description. The descent is easy by Red Rocks standards - follow cairns off the back of the rock to a gully. Follow this down a short ways, looking for a small saddle on the left. Cut over to this saddle and then down ledges to the base of the face.
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Jubilant Song 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 8 pitches, 800'
Joanne of Arch 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 4 pitches
Hot Fudge Thursday 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 6 pitches, 650'
Western Swing 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Trad, 8 pitches, 800'
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Jubilant Song 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c NV : Red Rock : ... : South Face
Approach:As for Black Velvet Canyon, turn north off Highway 160 onto a dirt road, 4.6 miles west of the intersection with Highway 159. Take the obvious left turn BEFORE the left turn that leads to Black Velvet. Continue down this road, turning right at a distinctive 4-way intersection. Drive as close to the canyon as you are comfortable. From the parking area, hike west into the canyon, following burro trails where possible and cross-country where not. Stay on the north (right) side of the ...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
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