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Practice Rock

Idaho > S Idaho > City of Rocks

Description

Mostly short easy topropes, and a cinch to set up, this is an excellent place to take beginners. If you are planning on spending a Saturday toproping somewhere, please go here instead of Elephant Rock.

Getting There

It is campsite 11 that is sheltered on three sides by this rock. On the west face are the climbs. The east face (down through the camp) offers the easiest descent and access to the topropes. Please be courteous to people camping in this campsite.

Routes from Left to Right

5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
 19
Beginner Slab
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 22
Far Left
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 22
Topropes
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 9
Original Left
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 60
First Lead
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 9
Little Problem
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 11
Step Left
Trad, TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 6
Touchy Feely
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 14
Groove
Trad, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Beginner Slab
 19
5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c TR
Far Left
 22
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Topropes
 22
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Original Left
 9
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
First Lead
 60
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Little Problem
 9
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
Step Left
 11
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Touchy Feely
 6
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a TR
Groove
 14
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR

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Practice Rock
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Practice Rock seen from atop Elephant Rock.
[Hide Photo] Practice Rock seen from atop Elephant Rock.
Big Mike from B.C. leading the only protectable line left of First Start--at ~5.8+.
[Hide Photo] Big Mike from B.C. leading the only protectable line left of First Start--at ~5.8+.
Matt, on First Lead.
[Hide Photo] Matt, on First Lead.
Dragan practicing on practice rock
[Hide Photo] Dragan practicing on practice rock
Practice Rock face as seen from the adjacent parking area.
[Hide Photo] Practice Rock face as seen from the adjacent parking area.

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Rodger Raubach
Loveland, CO
[Hide Comment] Can be crowded on weekends. Very popular for families with children. Get there early and enjoy the shade till Noon. Jun 24, 2015