Description

South Clear is probably the most popular place to climb at the Obed. This includes the Image Wall, Solstice Cave, the Stephen King Library, and the Balcony. It gets pretty hot during the summer, which means that winter is the perfect time to climb here!

Getting There

Park at the parking lot off of Doc Howard Rd., and take the trail at the back of the lot. Follow the obvious trail for about 15 minutes before you descend on an obvious steep trail. Stay to the left and you will be at the image wall. If you're lucky a big white dog from Lilly Pad will literally greet you at the parking lot and guide you straight to the crag.

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Classic Climbing Routes at South Clear Creek

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 220
Best Seat In The House
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 134
Shadowhawk
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 70
Fat Lady Sings
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 94
It
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 107
Christine
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 79
Cheap Seats
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 61
Brother in Arms
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 217
Spawn
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 119
Double Feature
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 106
Pale Face
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 53
Violator, The
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 124
Pet Semetery
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 68
Alchemy
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 90
Solstice
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 37
Rage
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Best Seat In The House Balcony
 220
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Shadowhawk Image Wall
 134
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Fat Lady Sings Balcony
 70
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
It Stephen King Library
 94
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Christine Stephen King Library
 107
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Cheap Seats Balcony
 79
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Brother in Arms Stephen King Library
 61
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Spawn Image Wall
 217
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Double Feature Balcony
 119
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Pale Face Balcony
 106
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Violator, The Image Wall
 53
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Pet Semetery Stephen King Library
 124
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Alchemy Balcony
 68
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Solstice Solstice Cave
 90
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Rage Stephen King Library
 37
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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Believe I left a pair of blue La Sportiva approach shoes somewhere along South Clear - if anyone finds them a PM would be most appreciated. Gracias! Mar 30, 2017