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Scream Cheese


This rock is located south of Morning Glory Spire. The classic routes on this rock are Swiss Cheese 5.7, Scream Cheese 5.9, and Holding out For a Hero 5.10a. Most of the routes on this rock are a little runout.

Getting There 

Follow the trail south on the west side of Parking Lot Rock. After rounding the corner of Parking Lot, a trail brakes off to the right. This trail passes below Anteater after about 100ft.

11 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Anteater Rock:
Swiss Cheese   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b R     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Anteater - West
Velveeta   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     TR, 1 pitch, 90'   Anteater - West
She Bop   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Anteater - West
Scream Cheese   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Anteater - West
No Net   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Anteater - East
Holding Out For a Hero   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a PG13     Trad, 125'   Anteater - West
Circus Roof   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Anteater - East
Smurf Smasher   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Anteater - West
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Featured Route For Anteater Rock
Tyler Wheeler gets vertical on Scream Cheese.

Scream Cheese 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a  ID : City of Rocks : ... : Anteater - West
This climb goes up the prow next to Swiss Cheese. It has a fun mix of jugs, face, and slab climbing. There is a nocticeable runout half way up the route, but the holds are good. Rap the route from chains on top. Probably one of the best 5.9 sport climbs at the City....[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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Scream Cheese, follows just left of the right skyline
Scream Cheese, follows just left of the right skyl...
Nice views in all directions from the ledge approaching Scream Cheese and other deli delights.
Nice views in all directions from the ledge approa...
Unknown climbers on Scream Cheese.
Unknown climbers on Scream Cheese.
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