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Elevation: 6,300'
Location: 42.0422, -113.7178 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Brian in SLC on Nov 15, 2011
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BETA PHOTO: BFD Rock's NW aspect. The route "the Smell" is lo...

Description 

BFD Rock is a short crag on the west side of and right on the road that cuts through the Twin Sisters area.

A number of short, half pitch routes can be found here.

Grade ranges from scrambles to the imposing route, The Smell, a steep, improbable line on the formations NW aspect. The Smell apparently named for an unpleasant outhouse at the base which is now gone.

Take care not to disturb the residents of the very nearby campsites.


Getting There 

The rock formation closest to campsites #3 and 4 at the Twin Sisters is BFD Rock.

Rock closest to the road on the west side of the apex of the road that cuts through the Twin Sisters area.

Across the road from the Indian Chief rock formation (where the large group site is on the Indian Chief's east side).


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An open chimney leads to a steep face with just enough features and protection to keep it from being too spicy.Climb up the open slot, chimney up and step left working the nice handholds. Follow weaknesses and protection options slanting slightly left until possible to go straight up to short roof (horizontal crack for gear). Pull roof, and, build belay anchor on top....[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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BFD Rock's northeast side from the road.
BFD Rock's northeast side from the road.
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