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Irie Heights Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Mike Housiaux on Feb 15, 2014
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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

For the Mount Baldy / "old baldy" area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

26 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Irie Heights

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Irie Heights:
Jaba   V4 6B     Boulder, 8'   The Calm Boulder
Isosceles Look Alike   V6+ 7A     Boulder   Isosceles Look Alike
Flesh Wound   V7 7A+     Boulder   Irie Heights Boulder
The Cheat   V7 7A+ R     Boulder, 10'   North Nostril Cave
Tastes Like Burning   V9 7C     Boulder   North Nostril Cave
Virgin Martini   V9 7C     Boulder   Irie Heights Boulder
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Featured Route For Irie Heights
Rock Climbing Photo: "Nostril Cave" on the Northwest side of ...

Trogdor V9 7C  SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : North Nostril Cave
The "Trogdo" dyno is a HUGE dyno in the "Nostril Cave" starting at an obvious start hold travel eight feet out and three feet up to the lip at an angle of more than seventy-five degrees grabbing a good horn with the right hand and a sloper with the left, then hold on. The topout is a formality.This dyno includes a tremendous swing and is hard on the hands if you don't have it dialed, but it's still one of the funnest dynos in the midwest. A definite must do for the area. How do you grade a dy...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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