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Location: 42.06716, -113.7094 View Map  Incorrect?
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Elephant Rock from the main park road

Description 

Another zero approach cliff that tends to be popular due to the plethora of great climbs. North-east or east facing this makes a great afternoon/evening climbing location. Classics here include Rye Crisp and Wheat Thin.


Getting There 

Take Emery Canyon road North til you reach the signed Elephant Rock parking lot.


Climbing Season


14 Total Routes


['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',6],['5.11',3],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Elephant Rock:
Wheat Thin   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Elephant Rock - East
Columbian Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   Elephant Rock - East
Sinsemilla   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c X     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Elephant Rock - East
Rye Crisp   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Elephant Rock - East
Just Say No   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Elephant Rock - East
Just Say Go   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Elephant Rock - North
The Pygmies Got Stoned   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Elephant Rock - East
Tres Amigos   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Elephant Rock - East
Strawberry Jam   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   Elephant Rock - North
Prepare for Soaring Seagulls   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Elephant Rock - North
Heironimous Bosch   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Elephant Rock - East
Beware of Nesting Egos   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Elephant Rock - North
Where Egos Sore   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 90'   Elephant Rock - North
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Featured Route For Elephant Rock
Eric living large on Wheat thin.

Wheat Thin 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  ID : City of Rocks : ... : Elephant Rock - East
This beautiful route climbs the thin flake feature right of Rye Crisp. It is easier than it looks, but just as high quality.Wander up the easy flake system until it steepens. Jam and face climb up this wonderful feature until you are back on 3rd class ground. Bring a 70 meter or 2 60 meter ropes to rap from any of a number of fixed anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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Elephant Rock  - Wheat Thin and surroundings
BETA PHOTO: Elephant Rock - Wheat Thin and surroundings
Elephant Rock with approximate lines and anchor locations for some of the more popular routes highlighted
BETA PHOTO: Elephant Rock with approximate lines and anchor lo...
Elephant Rock at sun set
Elephant Rock at sun set
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