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Areas in Twin Falls and the Snake River Canyon

Auger Falls Park 0 / 3 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Dierkes Lake 13 / 94 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 108
Dierkes Lake Bouldering 0 / 0 / 0 / 89 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 89
Picnic Crag 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1

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.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 5
Over the Falls 1
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Crack Head
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
Gypsy
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 4
Over the Falls 3
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 3
Small Arms Fire
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 3
American Grafitti
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 6
Wasn't Built In a Day
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 4
Stone Throwers of Palestine
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 4
Julius Squeezer
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 27
Fire in the belly
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 19
Ziplock
Sport
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 4
Evil C
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Over the Falls 1 Dierkes Lake > Prow
 5
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Crack Head Dierkes Lake > Prow
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Gypsy Dierkes Lake > Prow
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Over the Falls 3 Dierkes Lake > Prow
 4
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Small Arms Fire Dierkes Lake > Prow
 3
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
American Grafitti Dierkes Lake > Prow
 3
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Wasn't Built In a Day Dierkes Lake > Roman Wall
 6
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Stone Throwers of Palestine Dierkes Lake > Prow
 4
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Julius Squeezer Dierkes Lake > Roman Wall
 4
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Fire in the belly Dierkes Lake > Skunk Cave
 27
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Ziplock Dierkes Lake > Alcove
 19
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Evil C Dierkes Lake > Alcove
 4
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
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