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The Ranch Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Coleman M on Nov 13, 2007
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One of my favorite areas in all of the Falls. A really cool south facing wall that I think holds some of the best climbing and is usuall devoid of people.

Getting There 

When you take the access rope down turn left and cross the creek. follow the trail for a long way (past The Monument and Rainy Day Roof) through the Town Square Area and then you are there.

Climbing Season

For the Jackson Falls area.

Weather station 5.1 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Ranch

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Ranch:
Brief Respite   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Groovy Marcia!   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
Kill Bill   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Lasso the Vulture   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
Rocket Morton   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport, 40'   
Mirror Man   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Ever Ready Betty   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport   
Cowboys and Cross Dressers   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Lasso the Vulture 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  IL : Jackson Falls : The Ranch
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