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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.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Whiskey Peak:
Bourbon Street 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 7 pitches, 650'
Frogland 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 6 pitches, 700'
Bourbon Hangover 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 6 pitches
The Misunderstanding 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 2 pitches, 160'
Wholesome Fullback 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 2 pitches, 210'
Raindance 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 130'
Miss Conception 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'
Sand Felipe 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 2 pitches, 110'
Triassic Sands 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Trad, 6 pitches, 700'
Amber 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Trad, 4 pitches, 500'
Our Father 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b R Trad, 3 pitches, 300'
Perplexity 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Mazatlan 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
The Delicate Sound of Thunder 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Cole Essence 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 115'
Only the Good Die Young 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Trad, Sport, 5 pitches
Ixtlan 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 200'
Matzoland 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Featured Route For Whiskey Peak
Wholesome Fullback 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a NV : Red Rock : ... : Whiskey Peak
This route ascends the left side of the large pillar at the right side of Whiskey Peak. Approach from the streambed up a trail just past a house-sized boulder on the right side of the wash.I'll describe 3 pitches but any two can be combined.P1 (5.10a, 50'): climb a thin crack just right of a dihedral that leads up to the obvious crack higher up. The crux comes almost immediately and is well protected. Step left below an obvious hand-sized crack to belay at a bolted anchor.P2 (5.10a, 50'): cli...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
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