Elevation: 269 ft
GPS: 49.706, -123.14 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 54,146 total · 311/month
Shared By: Peter Spindloe on Mar 22, 2006
Admins: Mark Roberts, Kate Lynn, Braden Batsford, Mauricio Herrera Cuadra
Access Issue: COVID-19 - Guidelines Details

Description

Neat and Cool is a very popular crag both because it's not a long walk and because it has fun easy trad leads with bolted top anchors.

The 5.5 to 5.8 range here is often too crowded to bother with, but there are great 5.10s and beyond that are often available.

Getting There

Walk south from the climbers' parking lot until the gravel road forks. Go left, past the outhouses, and follow the curve of the path right. You will pass several crags including Krack Rock and the Smoke Bluff Wall (big roofs). When you have a nice big crag on your left and houses on your right, you've found Neat and Cool.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Neat and Cool

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 227
Cat Crack
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 117
Cornflakes
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 58
Stumps
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 59
Clean Starts
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 96
Mouse Trap
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 116
Corner Crack
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 113
Sally Five Fingers
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 4
The Little Baby
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 72
Layback Flake
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 369
Flying Circus
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 278
Neat and Cool
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 21
Raging Duck
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 25
Geritol
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 126
Kangaroo Corner
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 16
Fear of Flying
Trad, Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Cat Crack
 227
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Cornflakes
 117
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Stumps
 58
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Clean Starts
 59
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Mouse Trap
 96
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Corner Crack
 116
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Sally Five Fingers
 113
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
The Little Baby
 4
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Layback Flake
 72
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad
Flying Circus
 369
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Neat and Cool
 278
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Raging Duck
 21
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Geritol
 25
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Kangaroo Corner
 126
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Fear of Flying
 16
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport
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