Whiskey Peak Rock Climbing
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This is the small summit on the left side of the canyon (in front of Black Velvet Peak from the parking lot). Of course, small is relative here as its NE face is probably 700' high in places. Routes on this face tend to be quite shady and can be very cold on windy days, or in the winter.
Walk up the main drainage and head left ot the base of the wall, depending on the route. Approaches to all routes on this wall are less than 1/2 hour, and many are popular.
Weather station 3.4 miles from here
27 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Whiskey Peak
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Whiskey Peak:
Frogland 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 6 pitches, 700'
Raindance 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 130'
Sand Felipe 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 2 pitches, 110'
Our Father 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
R Trad, 3 pitches, 300'
Amber 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 4 pitches, 500'
Perplexity 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Mazatlan 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Cole Essence 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 115'
Ixtlan 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 200'
Matzoland 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Featured Route For Whiskey Peak
Triassic Sands 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b NV
: Red Rock
: ... : Whiskey Peak
A great crack climb. Many parties rap after the 2nd or 3rd pitch but the 4th pitch is great also and the descent is relatively quick and simple. From the parking lot, follow the road and then trail into Black Velvet Canyon. Soon the main NE wall of Whiskey peak will be prominent to your left, and this route is 150' right of the offwidth Ixtalan, which is the most obvious crack visible from below.P1: Climb a left facing corner to a big ledge (5.7, 40'). This pitch could conceivably be combine...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
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BETA PHOTO: The central portion of Whiskey Peak.
Feb 27, 2015
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