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Elevation: 1,277 ft
GPS: 43.80521, -71.84258
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Shared By: BrianWinslow on May 21, 2007 · Updates
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, Lee Hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan S, Robert Hall
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Description Suggest change

A scenic crag pretty high up the mountain. Not a bad place to be when the lower crags are crowded and it's not real hot out. Some of the routes are pretty much in the full sun and some are shaded when the trees have leaves. Mostly, the crag feels hot and dry on sunny days. The climbs that I've done here tend to be technical but a little burly strength helps out too. Also, there is a rap station at the far left of the crag which brings you down to the Yellowknife crag. It's obvious to look at but some of the climbs on the left side of the crag start from a big ledge, with a big drop, so be careful.

Getting There Suggest change

1. Hike past the Jimmy cliff left side (clip a dee do dha) up a bit and farther, maybe ten minutes or so. Make sure you pass to the left of the little bouldering size wall with the hand crack. Going to the right is the descent trail from the top of Clip a Dee Doo Dah. You will be trending up and left.
2. Alternatively, climb the fixed rope in the gully from the right side of the Hinterlands. I recommend approach no. 1.

24 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Crow's Nest

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 64
Pee Wee's Big Adventure
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 86
Scuttlebutt
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 110
The Little Mermaid
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 118
Land Ho!
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 60
Keel-Ho
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 39
The Crow's Nest
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 87
Calypso
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 7
Corvus B.
TR
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 51
S.O.S.
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 7
Walk the Plank
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 18
The Dingy
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 12
Saint Elmo's Fire
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 4
Keel Hauled
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 4
Nantucket Sleigh Ride
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Pee Wee's Big Adventure
 64
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad
Scuttlebutt
 86
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
The Little Mermaid
 110
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Land Ho!
 118
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Keel-Ho
 60
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
The Crow's Nest
 39
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Calypso
 87
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Corvus B.
 7
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b TR
S.O.S.
 51
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Walk the Plank
 7
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
The Dingy
 18
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Saint Elmo's Fire
 12
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Keel Hauled
 4
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Nantucket Sleigh Ride
 4
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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