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looks easy from here

climber
Ben Lomond, CA
Jul 17, 2017 - 01:37pm PT
Wow, thanks for all that. Death choss + bombs, eh? Sound like I can definitively move them into the "not worth the drive" file.
Nick Danger

Ice climber
Arvada, CO
Jul 17, 2017 - 01:39pm PT
Not all volcanic rock in south-central Nevada is scary choss. The pictures posted below are from the western end of Hot Creek Canyon. The Hot Creek Canyon is this very lovely oasis within the Hot Creek Range. Although I have yet to put any routes up this stuff, the rock actually looks pretty good, with good cracks. Also, I really love the Hot Creek Range.

Credit: Nick Danger
Credit: Nick Danger
Credit: Nick Danger

I would love to hear from anyone who might ever go to these places.
Cheers
jonnyrig

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Topic Author's Reply - Jul 17, 2017 - 04:25pm PT
If I ever get time, I would like to explore further into Nevada. I've seen good stuff on nearly every trip across the state, at least what looks good from a distance. But at below zero temps on an elk hunt, the opportunity to climb just never seems to really present itself.
jonnyrig

climber
Topic Author's Reply - Aug 20, 2017 - 11:16am PT
Oh I am not Brutus of Wyde
And I can't climb the wide cracks with pride
For my jams are too narrow
And my technique is terrible
If I said that I could them I've lied!

Spent the morning up by Sunny Delight in Carson. Went up next to it on the silent partner, got shut down on the wide. It will go, i just lack the requisite confidence or technique. If you do it, it will take a #6. I wound have pushed it if I had two with me; but not on a single, not alone on rope solo. Still had fun trying. Some of the rock does not inspire confidence.
Credit: jonnyrig
Credit: jonnyrig
Double fists plus or minus for 15-20ft. Bring a pair of sixes or a bro...
Double fists plus or minus for 15-20ft. Bring a pair of sixes or a bro.
Credit: jonnyrig
Wide
Wide
Credit: jonnyrig
hooblie

climber
from out where the anecdotes roam
Aug 28, 2017 - 07:48am PT
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Oldfattradguy2

Trad climber
Here and there
Sep 3, 2017 - 08:31am PT
The selenites have burned, almost the whole range. I am working the fire,
T Hocking

Trad climber
Redding, Ca
Sep 3, 2017 - 08:40am PT
Bummer!

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