Elevation: 7,222 ft
GPS: 39.562, -111.691 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 43,350 total · 232/month
Shared By: Chris Archer on Aug 18, 2004
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

Description

Located in the Right Hand Fork of Maple Canyon, the Minimum Crag is a shady, gently overhanging sport crag with approximately 20 routes from 5.9 through 5.13. The majority of routes are well-bolted and in the hard 11 through mid 12 range. The Crag is quite popular due to the high quality routes and soft grades.

Getting There

The trailhead is located at a small pull-out big enough for two cars on the west side of the road (the right hand side as you head uphill). Hike up the trail for approximately 5-8 minutes. The second trail on the left takes you to the Minimum Crag. The Crag is visible from the trail. It faces NNE and gets early morning sun, but is in the shade by around 11 am.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Minimum Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 198
Minienticer
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 52
Minimum Effort
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 147
The Minister
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 240
Groundwork
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 194
Zoaster Toaster
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 73
Afterglow
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 137
Lunchables
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 232
49
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 49
Cobble Almighty
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 25
Just Put It In
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 119
Functional Idiot
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 55
The Big Calm
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 85
Space Lord
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 32
Just a Little Something
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 29
Hooked on Estrogen
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Minienticer
 198
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Minimum Effort
 52
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
The Minister
 147
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Groundwork
 240
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Zoaster Toaster
 194
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Afterglow
 73
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Lunchables
 137
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
49
 232
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Cobble Almighty
 49
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Just Put It In
 25
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Functional Idiot
 119
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
The Big Calm
 55
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Space Lord
 85
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Just a Little Something
 32
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Hooked on Estrogen
 29
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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