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Shared By: Jeremy Joseph on Oct 7, 2012 · Updates
Admins: Alvaro Arnal, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

Description

This crag gets shade in the morning and sun in the afternoon. Its good seasons are spring, late fall, and winter. The rock is a limestone/quartzite/sandstone mix. It can definitely get crowded, but sometimes you'll be there alone.

Partial L->R:

A. Mint Jelly, 8+, 1p, 60', gear.
B. Super Size Me, 12, 1p, 80', bolts.
C. Eight Days On The River, 10, 1p, 70', bolts.
D. Jewel Rosena, 12-, 1p, 40', bolts.
E. Mongrels, 10c, 1p, 80', bolts
F. Black Ball Retriever, 12c, 1p, 70', bolts.
G. Patchouli, 11, 1p, 50', bolts.
H. Corn Fritter, 10-.
I. Giblet Gravy, 10, 1p, 50', bolts.
J. Fresh Fried Chicken, 10, 1p, 50', bolts.
K. Fried Lizard Gizzard, 11-, 1p, 50', bolts.
L1. Triceratops, 11, 1p, 100', bolts.
L2. Velociraptor, 11-, 1p, 100', bolts.
M. T-Rex, ?.
N. Limp Lizard, 12b/c, 1p, 100', bolts.
O. Split Lizard, 10+, gear & bolts.
P. Bolted Route, ?.

Getting There

Once at the most left route at Pup Tent, follow the trail west till it bends around a corner.

See pic for alternative trail.  Stick left at the fork for the approach of Pup Tent for a more direct approach.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Main Elk Crag

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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 30
Buggery
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 33
Mary Had a Little Lamb
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 52
Giblet Gravy
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 23
Big Kitty
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 28
Velcro Glove
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 81
Velociraptor
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 24
Jorts are the New Lycra
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 30
Fleece Pocket
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 21
Pi
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 21
Triceratops
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 31
Gigantor
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 12
Aries
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 21
Limp Lizard
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 21
Black Ball Retriever
Sport
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 16
Best in Show
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Buggery
 30
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Mary Had a Little Lamb
 33
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Giblet Gravy
 52
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Big Kitty
 23
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Velcro Glove
 28
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Velociraptor
 81
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Jorts are the New Lycra
 24
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Fleece Pocket
 30
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Pi
 21
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Triceratops
 21
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Gigantor
 31
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Aries
 12
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Limp Lizard
 21
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
Black Ball Retriever
 21
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Best in Show
 16
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
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