Elevation: 6,648 ft
GPS: 42.083, -113.721 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Nathan Fisher on Jul 26, 2004
Admins: GRK, Eric Bluemn, Mike Engle
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Description

This spire sits SSE of Parking Lot Rock, and has about 15 routes. Most of the climbs are on the NW to SW faces though the excellent Morning Glory is a 3 pitch climb on the east face.  Climbs range in difficulty from 5.8 to 5.12c. Skyline, Strategic Defense, Power Tools, and Crack of Doom all are classics.

Getting There

Starting from the Parking Lot Rock parking lot, take the trail towards Parking Lot Rock.  After 50 feet or so, follow the right fork to the south end of Parking Lot Rock.  Contour around and follow the trail directly to Morning Glory Spire.  5 mins.  

13 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Morning Glory Spire

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 692
Skyline
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 45
Chimney
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 18
Book of Dissent
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 260
Fall Line
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
 15
Reach for the Sky
Trad, Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 120
Morning Glory
Sport 3 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 102
Brown Flake
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 20
Siesta
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 247
Crack of Doom
Trad
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 124
Strategic Defense
Trad
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 32
Power Tools
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Skyline
 692
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Chimney
 45
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Book of Dissent
 18
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Fall Line
 260
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Reach for the Sky
 15
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R Trad, Sport
Morning Glory
 120
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport 3 pitches
Brown Flake
 102
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Siesta
 20
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Crack of Doom
 247
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Strategic Defense
 124
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Power Tools
 32
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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