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Parking Lot Rock - Northeast Rock Climbing 

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The off-end corner of Parking Lot Rock, this crag again, has a handful of classics. The shadiest part of the crag, the NE end of Parking Lot Rock has a prime mixture of style and difficulty. With a majority of the routes being in the three star range, the quality lines will be obvious, you won't be disappointed.

Getting There 

Follow the trail from the parking lot towards the north (left) end of the formation. The NE routes start immediately after you round the sharp arete.

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.3 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Parking Lot Rock - Northeast

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Parking Lot Rock - Northeast:
Thin Slice   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Cairo   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Bombs Over Tripoli   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Inspiration or Perspiration   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Cairo 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  ID : City of Rocks : ... : Parking Lot Rock - Northeas...
On the north end of the east face, scramble up a gully to a short overhaning arete. Climb this technical and pumpy climb bouncing to the left side and back to the right near the top. If you stay right, it requires tough moves, calves of steel, and a right hand that has had the sweat glands removed. It also has less exposure....[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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Rock Climbing Photo: Climbers on Cairo, Parking Lot Rock, NE Corner.
Climbers on Cairo, Parking Lot Rock, NE Corner.

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