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Routes in Short Cliffs

Angry Bunnies S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Aunt Fannie T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Bag of Stems T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Basic Training T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Big Fat Crack T,TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Bologna Pony S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Buster Bronco T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Copperhead T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Coupe de Ville T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Desperate Indulgence T,S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Face in the Crowd S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R
Falling Object T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
First Lead T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Frosted Flake T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Goodbye Mr. Purple S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Hex Breaker T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Hilti Dust S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
In Between T,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Jump Chump S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Kowallis and Richards Hardware Bin T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Lithium Deficiency T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Lunch Ledge T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Minuteman T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Mystery Route S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Neophyte Flight T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Overlord S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Petty Theft S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Short Crack T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Spiny Trouble S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Swimmin' in Ignorance T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Temple, The T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Tijuana T T,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Toddler S,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Trimmed Bush T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Unknown T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Unknown T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Unknown Leon S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Win, Lose, or Draw S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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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.

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

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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
 20
Buster Bronco
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
 8
Bag of Stems
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 18
Aunt Fannie
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 9
Minuteman
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 4
Coupe de Ville
Trad, TR
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 4
Big Fat Crack
Trad, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 20
Trimmed Bush
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 14
Copperhead
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
Swimmin' in Ignorance
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 21
Mystery Route
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 34
Bologna Pony
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 17
Unknown Leon
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 6
Desperate Indulgence
Trad, Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 5
Petty Theft
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Buster Bronco
 20
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Bag of Stems
 8
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad
Aunt Fannie
 18
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Minuteman
 9
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Coupe de Ville
 4
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Big Fat Crack
 4
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Trimmed Bush
 20
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Copperhead
 14
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Swimmin' in Ignorance
 6
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Mystery Route
 21
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Bologna Pony
 34
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Unknown Leon
 17
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Desperate Indulgence
 6
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Petty Theft
 5
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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