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For more directions, see the reference for Calico Tank Peak South. This is another peak that was excluded from the 52 Peak Club, and so far has survived the onslaught of the hordes. I've taken 5 routes on this peak; by far the hardest -- with some iffy class 4 on featureless rock -- is a direct east-to west traverse. Last time that I tried to descend of the west side, the tunnel that I used in the past appeared to have caved in; more investigation needed! The easiest climb is via the descent route that climbers use (after the 5.8 Red Book dihedral), over the west and SW sides; there is also a fairly easy route on the NE side.

The picture below shows Red Book peak in a view east, from the slot climb on South Calico Tank Peak. Link to trip report for Red Book peak (4608') in Calico Basin, NV