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Areas in Devil's Backbone

Backbone East 6 / 0 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Backbone West 2 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
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Description

The Devil's Backbone is a large ridge of limestone in the center of the park. At it's narrowest the ridge is about 15 feet wide. The West side is up to 80 feet tall. The East side is up to 50 feet tall. You can access climbs from the base on the West side or from the ridge top for the West and East sides. The bulk of the really good climbs are found on this ridge.

Getting There

There is a pull out at the bottom of the West side. There is also a pull out at the Backbone trail head.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Devil's Backbone

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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Herniated Disk
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Herniated Disk Backbone East
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
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