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The Boxtop

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The Boxtop  

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Submitted By: David Tvedt on Apr 18, 2006


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Approaching The Boxtop (center left) from the sout...


The north and east sides of the Boxtop have a number of bolted, gear, and mixed (bolt and gear) routes. Most of these routes have good shade in the afternoon.

Getting There 

The Boxtop is in the Circle Creek Basin-South. The most direct way to get to The Boxtop is by starting at the Boxtop Trailhead and head north, cross South Creek and continue north past the trail junction to the turnoff for the Boxtop (trail to the right).

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.6 miles from here

5 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Boxtop:
Corridor Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   
Boxtop Traverse   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13     Trad, 3 pitches, 60'   
Land of the Lost   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For The Boxtop
Boxtop Traverse

Boxtop Traverse 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13  ID : City of Rocks : The Boxtop
From Corridor Crack anchors, move right under the Boxtop summit block. Fun hand traverse under the summit block, a helmet will keep you from banging your head. Birth canal finishes the second pitch. Access the large ledge to build gear anchor and belay second (minimizes rope drag). 3 bolts to summit pitch and rap chains. Rap back to Boxtop Corridor on 60m rope....[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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