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Lower Ledge Area

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L to R R to L Alpha
Caveman S,TR 
Cavity Nester T,TR 
Dance, The S 
Distractions T,TR 
Folk Dance T,TR 
Freely Given S,TR 
Great Controversy, The S 
McJugs S 
McMantle S 
Nubbins TR 
Open Book Direct T,TR 
Rock Whoopi S,TR 
Shark's Tooth T 
Tree Crack T,TR 
Wilma T,TR 

Lower Ledge Area  


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Submitted By: Matt McMurray on Aug 3, 2006  with updates from bryancox
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Description 

This entire face is in the sun after 10:00 on most climbable days, and gets VERY hot in the summer. This is the most popular cliff at Q'emiln Park for moderate climbers.

Getting There 

This is the first obvious cliff on your right as you descend the trail nearest to the toll booth. It will be on your immediate right as you go down the stone stairway.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.5 miles from here

15 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',4],['5.8',3],['5.9',1],['5.10',5],['5.11',1],['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 Lower Ledge Area:
Freely Given   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
McMantle   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Lower Ledge Area

McMantle 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  ID : Q'Emilin Park : Lower Ledge Area
The Climber's Guide to North Idaho gives this climb an 5.11a rating which is very soft in my opinion. This route is just left of McJugs. It actually meets up with McJugs after at the 3rd bolt. Climb up the thin face to the namesake ledge. Mantle over ledge and up thin face to anchors above....[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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By chris deulen
From: Merriam, Kansas
Jun 14, 2012
Any info on the route straight up the middle of the main face with the rediculously crimpy crux on side pulls?