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Bad, The S 
Bal' tucheva S 
Dirty Harry S 
Feeding the Rat S 
Fistful of Steel S 
Full Belly Deli S 
Good, The S 
Naked Butt Dancing S 
Nightmare Before Christmas S 
No Moral Values S 
Pretty Polly S 
Shock and Awe S 
Ugly, The S 
Unknown T 

Scorched Earth Rock Climbing 


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Location: 45.4612, -111.2446 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: grk10vq on Aug 30, 2012
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Description 

The biggest and most traveled area at Storm Castle Creek, this main area is primarily a sport venue with one memorable trad line. The majority of the crag faces south and southwest so expect sun the entire day. A great place for cold, fall/winter climbing, this is also a nice escape on cloudy days when you need a quick fix. Rock quality varies from choss to bullet proof, so don't let your guard down too soon.

Getting There 

This main area is the first crag you reach after the hike from the main lot. Park and walk past the dumpster to a faint trail to the right. Follow this trail for about 10 - 15 minutes, the first routes you come should will be The Bad and/or The Ugly.

Climbing Season

For the Gallatin Canyon area.

Weather station 0.5 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',5],['5.11',8],['5.12',1],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Scorched Earth

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Scorched Earth:
Pretty Polly   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Feeding the Rat   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
The Ugly   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Featured Route For Scorched Earth
Rock Climbing Photo: The Bad: October 2010

The Bad 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  MT : Gallatin Canyon : ... : Scorched Earth
Wholly slick start! Difficult for the grade, this almost becomes a ten after the crux...which is the start. Quite the fight, this "warm-up" is still worth the tick. Enjoy pockets and edges up a steep face with some difficult to read sections. This was the first and is probably most climbed line in the area. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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