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Routes in South Side

B-52 T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Bamboozled T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Bat's Ass T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Bloody Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Catch Me Now I'm Falling T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R
Chaos Out of Control T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Dinkus Dog T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Enigma, The T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Fat Dog T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
First Return T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gemini Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Good Intentions T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Left Up T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Legacy, The T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Lichen or Not T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Mettle Detector T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Parachute Woman T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Rat's Ass T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Right Up T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Second Coming T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Sentry Box Ledge Direct T,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
Short Man's Sorrow T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Slug, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Southender T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Unfinished Concerto T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Windwalker T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Zodiac T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Elevation: 3,209 ft
GPS: 35.294, -82.787 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: saxfiend on Aug 22, 2009 with updates
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Description

Unlike the more forbidding Looking Glass areas, the South Side has something for everybody. Beginners can hop on easier climbs like Lichen or Not or Good Intentions; moderate leaders can hone their skills on great lines like Gemini Crack; and seasoned climbers can push themselves on harder routes like Dinkus Dog. Most of the routes at the South End are multi-pitch, but route-finding is straightforward and descent options include plentiful bolted rap stations.

Getting There

From the road fork, continue up the gravel road a short distance to the Slickrock Falls trailhead, located where the road takes a hard left. Hike up the trail, following switchbacks, for about three-quarters of a mile, ending at the base of the wall in the Bloody Crack area.

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Classic Climbing Routes at South Side

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Fat Dog
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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Second Coming
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5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Left Up
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Bloody Crack
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gemini Crack
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
First Return
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5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Zodiac
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5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Rat's Ass
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Windwalker
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5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Unfinished Concerto
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
B-52
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5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Dinkus Dog
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5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Chaos Out of Control
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5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
The Legacy
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5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Mettle Detector
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Fat Dog 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Second Coming 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Left Up 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Bloody Crack 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Gemini Crack 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
First Return 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Zodiac 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Rat's Ass 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Windwalker 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad 2 pitches
Unfinished Concerto 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
B-52 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Dinkus Dog 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Chaos Out of Control 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 2 pitches
The Legacy 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 2 pitches
Mettle Detector 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Trad
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