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Elevation: 2,913 ft 888 m
GPS: 43.53485, -116.08234
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Car Body Canyon is located on the north side of the river. The west side of Car Body Canyon contains many fine sport and trad routes and gets morning sun/afternoon shade.

Getting There Suggest change

After turning around at the Sandy Point Beach turnoff the pullout for Car Body Canyon is located 1.2 miles back. The short approach follows a good trail to the base of the cliff and takes about 5 minutes or less. Pullout for East/West Car Body Canyon is at 43.533925, -116.082616

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Classic Climbing Routes at West Car Body Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 27
Constant Current
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 51
Dawn Patrol
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 37
The Flying Circus
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 21
Ohm's Law
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 29
Crunchy Frogs
Trad, Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 24
Excalibur
Trad, Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 28
Lizard Breath
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 20
Row Your Boat
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 41
Pabst Smear
Trad, Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 12
Velcro Fly
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 32
Circuit Breaker
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 29
Thursday Knights
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 18
The Throb
Trad, Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 15
Pictures of Lily
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
 7
Nemesis
Trad, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Constant Current
 27
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Dawn Patrol
 51
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
The Flying Circus
 37
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Ohm's Law
 21
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Crunchy Frogs
 29
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Sport
Excalibur
 24
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Sport
Lizard Breath
 28
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Row Your Boat
 20
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Pabst Smear
 41
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Velcro Fly
 12
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Circuit Breaker
 32
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Thursday Knights
 29
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
The Throb
 18
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, Sport
Pictures of Lily
 15
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Nemesis
 7
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13 Trad, TR
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