Elevation: 3,682 ft
GPS: 42.548, -114.469 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Mike Engle on Apr 3, 2017
Admins: Eric Bluemn, Mike Engle

Description

Twin Falls in south central Idaho is situated mostly on the rim above the Snake River Canyon. The Snake River Canyon is a famous gorge carved by the Snake River and is home to dozen's of volcanic basalt cliffs and crags.

Some of the rock in the canyon is very good and there are about a dozen different climbing destinations in and around the Snake River Canyon.
Dierkes Lake and Dierkes Lake Bouldering are among the best known.

Getting There

You can get to Twin Falls from the east or the west on I-84. Turn south on US Highway 93. After about 3 miles you will cross the bridge spanning the Snake River Canyon and enter the city of Twin Falls. Coming from the south, get on US highway 93 in Nevada and travel north to Twin Falls.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Twin Falls and the Snake River Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V3 6A
 11
King Cobra
Boulder
V3 6A
 9
The Mono Problem
Boulder
V3 6A
 7
Power Scherer
Boulder
V4 6B
 13
Greenroom
Boulder
V5 6C
 6
Halfway to Jackpot
Boulder
V7 7A+
 8
Holiday in costco
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 22
Over the Falls 1
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 4
"Cute bum, where ya from?"
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
"Where do you keep your balls?"
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 12
Vacation Day
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 13
Stone Throwers of Palestine
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 4
The Old Man and His Stick
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 32
Fire in the belly
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 29
Ziplock
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 5
"Woot, woot!"
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
King Cobra Dierkes Lake Bo… > Stairs Right/South
 11
V3 6A Boulder
The Mono Problem Dierkes Lake Bo… > Stairs Left/North
 9
V3 6A Boulder
Power Scherer Dierkes Lake Bo… > Jackpot Area
 7
V3 6A Boulder
Greenroom Dierkes Lake Bo… > Greenroom Area
 13
V4 6B Boulder
Halfway to Jackpot Dierkes Lake Bo… > Jackpot Area
 6
V5 6C Boulder
Holiday in costco Dierkes Lake Bo… > Greenroom Area
 8
V7 7A+ Boulder
Over the Falls 1 Dierkes Lake > Prow
 22
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
"Cute bum, where ya from?" Gawker Wall
 4
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
"Where do you keep your bal… Gawker Wall
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Vacation Day Dierkes Lake > Prow
 12
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Stone Throwers of Palestine Dierkes Lake > Prow
 13
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
The Old Man and His Stick Gawker Wall
 4
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Fire in the belly Dierkes Lake > Skunk Cave
 32
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Ziplock Dierkes Lake > Alcove
 29
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
"Woot, woot!" Gawker Wall
 5
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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