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Description

Home of the classic Scream Cheese, The west face of Anteater will be a hard one to miss. It's striking featured face and amusement park style line to its base will make your arrival at the Anteater quite obvious.

Climbing here varies from face to crack to slab to everything in-between. A set of about 8-10 draws, a few long runners and a single set of gear should do the trick. Routes here aren't very tall and a 60 meter rope will just make it.

Lucky for most, there are more than two routes here, while waiting to be called, try your luck on Holding Out for a Hero or the highly aesthetic Smurf Smasher.

Descend: Reduce wear and tear by rappeling from anchors on top.

Morning shade / Afternoon sun.

Getting There

From Parking Lot Rock, take the fork that branches right, follow signs past Morning Glory and skirt along the trail to the base.

7 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Anteater - West

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
 169
Swiss Cheese
Trad, Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 37
Velveeta
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 11
She Bop
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 312
Scream Cheese
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 8
Holding Out For a Hero
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Swiss Cheese
 169
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad, Sport
Velveeta
 37
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
She Bop
 11
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Scream Cheese
 312
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Holding Out For a Hero
 8
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Trad
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