Ixtlan, Whiskey Peak 5.11c

   
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Red Rocks, Nevada USA

  • Currently 4.0/5
Avg time to climb route: 1.5 hours
Approach time: 30 minutes
Descent time: 1 hour
Number of pitches: 3
Height of route: 150'
Overview
The 3rd pitch offwidth crack to roof of Ixtlan is one of the most distinctive features of Black Velvet Canyon. Rarely done, it is actually quite reasonable, and there is no doubt that the first pitch thin face is the technical crux.
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Whiskey Peak - Ixtlan 5.11c - Red Rocks, Nevada USA. Click to Enlarge
Located in Black Velvet Canyon, Whiskey Peak Wall is packed full of amazing climbs.
Photo: Greg Barnes
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