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Bughouse Heights Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Tom Bath on Dec 5, 2009
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Description 

A nice, recently cleaned, cliff left of Penny Lane and right of Pixie Corner. This area offers some shade and numerous climbs in a wide range of difficulties including a few hidden gems.

Getting There 

From Penny Lane head left towards the Pixie Corner stairs. Bughouse Heights is the crag on the right side of the trail.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.2 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Bughouse Heights

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bughouse Heights:
Fata Morgana   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Skullduggery   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 98'   
Pussy's Galore   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Bughouse Heights
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Fata Morgana 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  North America : Canada : ... : Bughouse Heights
Tackles the broken cracks at the far south (right) end of bughouse heights. Start on an awkward wide crack behind a large detached flake. Head up to an alcove, then out and left by way of underclinging and laybacking to the anchors.Packs in a good variety of climbing on several nice features. Unfortunately it is not very consistent in difficulty or quality. Short, aesthetic cruxes are interrupted by easy scrambling up unappealing rock. The book calls it 5.8 but I'm listing it as 5.9 based on my ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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