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City Of Rocks, Idaho - Climbing routes
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City Of Rocks National Reserve

""On Belay!" Occasionally, you can hear the short communications between climbing partners on the towers and granite formations before you. Listen carefully and you might hear the click of the quickdraw (carabiner) or the clanking of cams, nuts, or chocks on a climber's rack as they ascend such routes as "Scream Cheese", "Crack of Doom", or "Skyline."

City of Rocks receives over 100,000 national and international visitors annually, and most have come to climb in this quiet, western setting. The Reserve provides one of the highest quality granite face-climbing areas in the United States, offering over 600 traditional and sport climbing routes ranging from the easy 5.6 to the difficult 5.13. While climbing is inherently risky, it is made safer through quality gear, good communication between partners, and most of all skill. Have you come to "on-sight," "Flash" or "red point?" Climb on" "

Text from sign.

Also notice a couple of climbers on the top of "Morning Glory Spire".

Copyright: Calvin Jones
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11052x5526
Chargée: 16/10/2011
Mis à jour: 10/07/2014
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Tags: city of rocks; idaho; morning glory spire; rock climbing
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