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East Face  


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Submitted By: Arthur Parker on Aug 19, 2005
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Description 

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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.6 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['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 East Face:
Jackass Flats   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 300'   
Blockade Runner   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Diet Delight   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   
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Featured Route For East Face
Location of "Hugh's Banner" and "Boobs, Bikes & Beer"

Boobs, Bikes & Beer 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  NV : Red Rock : ... : East Face
Start 10ft to the right of "Hugh's Banner" on the left hand wall at the entrance to the "Diet Delight" descent gully. Climb the vertical crack (just right of a broken chimney) via large wacky holes to an arete at 30ft. Continue up the bold gearless arete and finish on the bulging gearless rippled slab just to the right of "Hugh's Banner. Finish at the "Blockade Runner" rap slings. Descend as for "Blockade Runner"....[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.