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Elk Rock Rock Climbing 

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Location: 46.7193, -114.5758 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: joshf on Apr 30, 2009
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Good rock with highly diverse climbing. There are all kinds of routes on this cliff from easy multi-pitch trad lines, to 1980's 5.12's with 1/4 inch bolts and strap your nuts on intensity. Gear placements can at times require creativity, with tri cams being especially useful. Beware the seasonal gate closure, what should be a 10 minute approach can turn into a 2.5 mile one way slog through the snow.

Getting There 

From Missoula, head down 93 and take a right on 12. Drive past the Lolo Hot Springs Resort and turn onto Fish Creek Road. From here drive about 1.4 miles and take a left onto FR 4200. 3.6 miles more to a locked gate, walk around the corner and you will see the cliff.

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Weather station 2.3 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For Elk Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Steve leadn'er

Free Bird 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  MT : Elk Rock
Begins to the left of a large crack. Head up to the tree. Pull easy roof, follow runout dike into a moat. Belay from the moat. Walk off through moat or climb pitch two of Annie's Lament. Old book has it at 10.b but I thought it felt easier. 5.9?...[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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By Brian in SLC
Sep 3, 2009
Uhh, I think you meant to take a right on hwy 12?
By joshf
From: missoula, mt
Jan 20, 2010
yes, sorry folks.
By Ano
May 29, 2015
Shouldn't this be in "Lolo Pass Area" section?
By Max Zentner
From: Bellingham
Aug 25, 2015
Don't expect anchor chains on most routes!

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