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Routes in Scorched Earth

Bad, The S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Bal' tucheva S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Dirty Harry S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Feeding the Rat S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Fistful of Steel S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Full Belly Deli S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Good, The S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Naked Butt Dancing S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Nightmare Before Christmas S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
No Moral Values S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Pretty Polly S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Shock and Awe S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Ugly, The S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Unknown T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a R
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Description

The biggest and most traveled area at Storm Castle Creek, this main area is primarily a sport venue with one memorable trad line. The majority of the crag faces south and southwest so expect sun the entire day. A great place for cold, fall/winter climbing, this is also a nice escape on cloudy days when you need a quick fix. Rock quality varies from choss to bullet proof, so don't let your guard down too soon.

Getting There

This main area is the first crag you reach after the hike from the main lot. Park and walk past the dumpster to a faint trail to the right. Follow this trail for about 10 - 15 minutes, the first routes you come should will be The Bad and/or The Ugly.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Scorched Earth

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 11
Pretty Polly
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 7
Feeding the Rat
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 8
The Ugly
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Pretty Polly
 11
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Feeding the Rat
 7
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
The Ugly
 8
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
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