Mountain Project Logo

Routes in Garden creek gap

Aiguille route T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a WI3 M6+ Mod. Snow PG13
Alpine Simulator T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b M4-5 Mod. Snow
Fear machine T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a M6+ C1 Steep Snow R
Order Wrong? Sort Routes
Elevation: 5,397 ft
GPS: 42.573, -112.31 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 4,639 total · 38/month
Shared By: EB on Nov 20, 2008
Admins: Mike Engle
Getting weather forecast...

Description

Near in Ammon Idaho, off the interstate is a simulator for alpine sickness. It is the obvious gash missing from the mountains in the west known as Old Tom mtn. The winter climbing is roadside alpine and is serious and amazing!

Getting There

I-15 to ammon, south of pocatello approx. 25 mile. Visible from I-15/ beer can be purchased at local sttation

3 Total Climbs

Route Finder - Best Climbs for YOU!

Location: Garden creek gap Change
Type:  to 
Quality:
Pitches:
Sort by:   then:
 

Sun & Shade

Weather Averages

High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w Precip
 
Prime Climbing Season
J F M A M J J A S O N D
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Tyson H
Idaho Falls, ID
Tyson H   Idaho Falls, ID
This is not near Ammon ID. The directions need to be changed. Jan 29, 2010
EB
Winona
EB   Winona
Actually, it is near Arimo, Id. About 5 miles west, you can see it from the interstate. Jun 7, 2010
Anybody know how this thing is in the summer. you know not covered in snow. Sep 25, 2010
Cory Harelson
Boise, ID
Cory Harelson   Boise, ID
This place is awesome! No approach, and fun climbing! I'll be back for sure! Mar 6, 2012
The rock here is deteriorating and very unstable. The chains and bolts are completely rusted over and in need of replacement. The climbs as stated are NOT 5.5-5.7, I am a good climber, and had difficulty with every single one, I would rate them at 5.9+. on the easy ones, the harder climbs maybe up to 5.11d+. As one guy says, falling here is not in your best interest because, if your doing trad, the rock is unstable, I wouldnt trust any gear in it, and if your doing sport, the anchors and chains are old and rusty, and not trustworthy. Water moss and elements have completely taken over this crag because it is hardly climbed. The one word I would chose to describe this area is sketchy. Oct 18, 2014
Anyone know if the ice is in? Feb 22, 2018

More About Garden creek gap

Printer-Friendly
What's New

All Photos Within Garden creek gap (16)

Most Popular · Newest · Random