Elevation: 3,043 ft
GPS: 43.54, -116.092 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: R Squared on Nov 12, 2007 · Updates
Admins: Eric Bluemn, Mike Engle
Access Issue: Seasonal raptor closures - 6/6/21 update: No current raptor closures, but please keep dogs on leash in East Carbody Canyon. Please see details below on the pending BLM environmental assessment with respect to hardware installation. Details

Description

The name says it all. Some of the shortest cliffs at the Black Cliffs are located in this area. There are plenty of hard routes to be had though. The classic Bologna Pony is located here along with a good first time leading route called Toddler.

Getting There

Park in dam parking lot and hike the trail to the cliff line.

47 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Short Cliffs

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
 10
Bag of Stems
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 19
Minuteman
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 22
Neophyte Flight
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 6
The Layback
Trad, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 26
Trimmed Bush
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 12
Basic Training
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 23
Copperhead
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 14
The Temple
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 31
Mystery Route
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 47
Bologna Pony
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 20
Unknown Leon
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 11
Desperate Indulgence
Trad, Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 6
Hilti Dust
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 3
Another Face in the Crowd
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 8
Petty Theft
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Bag of Stems
 10
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad
Minuteman
 19
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Neophyte Flight
 22
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
The Layback
 6
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, TR
Trimmed Bush
 26
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Basic Training
 12
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Copperhead
 23
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
The Temple
 14
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Mystery Route
 31
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Bologna Pony
 47
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Unknown Leon
 20
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Desperate Indulgence
 11
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Hilti Dust
 6
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Another Face in the Crowd
 3
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Petty Theft
 8
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
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