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Irie Heights  


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Description 

Irie Heights is a nice cluster of boulders that often get overlooked. It's name comes from the namesake boulder the Irie Heights boulder. This block has good problems like Virgin Martini and Fleshwound. North Nostril Cave has great pumpy roof problems. It also holds possible ONE of the hardest dyno problems in the Midwest Trogdor V9. Also, this area includes The Calm Gulley with ONE of Baldys hardest The Perfect Storm which is also one of the only V11s at Baldy. Scary Trees, Amish Power, Groovy, Jaba, and mission Impossible are all in this area.

Getting There 

Follow single track trail north towards the base of Baldy. Just Pass the CandyLands is Irie Heights.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.6 miles from here

21 Total Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',4],['V6-7',8],['V8-9',7],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Irie Heights:
Jaba   V4 6B     Boulder, 8'   The Calm Boulder
The Cheat   V7 7A+ R     Boulder, 10'   North Nostril Cave
Virgin Martini   V9 7C     Boulder   Irie Heights Boulder
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Featured Route For Irie Heights
The Virgin Surgeon, don't let the beauty of her distract you. She will cut you in ways you never thought possible.

Virgin Surgeon V7 7A+  SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Irie Heights Boulder
use same start holds and virgin martini with feet towards the bottom of the cave on decent hold. Bump left hand to a side pull and bring your feet to the starting foot hold on virgin martini and heel hook. Bump right hand to left hand start hold. This series of moves is the crux but stays continuous. From here reach left hand out to sloppy crimps(left of the first hold you throw at on the martini). Switch feet and right hand goes to that martini hold( barndoory move). Finish straight up and left...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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