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Shared By: GRK on Apr 24, 2012
Admins: GRK, Eric Bluemn, Mike Engle
Access Issue: (1) Weather Wall, Yellow Wall, & all the crags north of Twin Sisters are CLOSED. (2) No trash cans. (3) Highlining temporary ban in place for CIRO and CRSP Details

Description

A unique section of the Building Blocks, the west side is home to some of the more mellow routes at the crag and also some of the still-standing test pieces. Climbed since the late 60's, some of the routes here are still a bit loose, but for the most part, everything is solid.

A hangout for names such as Greg Lowe, Tony Yaniro, and Dan Sperlock the climbing here tends to be bold. Expect to find both traditional and bolted lines, with climbing on the spicy side of things.

Getting There

Approach from the Circle Creek Overlook parking lot/TH. Follow the double track road passing through a gate and out to the center of North Fork Circle Creek. Building Blocks - East is the crag set near, dead-center.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Building Blocks - West

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 88
Lego
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
 59
Acid Rain
Trad, Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 27
Lowe Route
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 38
Scraps
Trad, Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 16
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Lego
 88
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Sport
Acid Rain
 59
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R Trad, Sport
Lowe Route
 27
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Scraps
 38
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Vise Grips
 16
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
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