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East Face 

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BETA PHOTO: Windy Peak East Face


Trad routes 1-4 pitches long.

Getting There 

Follow the usual road to Black Velvet, but turn left at the Windy Peak fork. Drive until you find a good turnout beneath the east face and go up the steep hillside.

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for East Face:
Jackass Flats   5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a     Trad, 300'   
Blockade Runner   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Diet Delight   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   
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Diet Delight start

Diet Delight 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c  NV : Red Rock : ... : East Face
Start on the face right of the big overhang on Action by Knight.1. Thin cracks up then left to small ledges.2. Up and left to an overhang, then follow cracks to a ledge with a bush.3. A corner goes up and right to the top.Descend the gully to the left with short rappels. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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Windy Peak East Face close-up
BETA PHOTO: Windy Peak East Face close-up
Leaving the parking area.
Leaving the parking area.
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By George Bell
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 15, 2009

How long is the approach to this crag? The Handren guide I think says 30 minutes. Is that accurate?

Do you start from the same place as for climbs on Windy Peak (S Face)?

By John Hegyes
From: Las Vegas, NV
Apr 15, 2009

30 minutes is accurate if you're a fast uphill hiker, 45 minutes might be more likely... Park in the same locale as if you're going up to the South Face.