Elevation: 8,114 ft
GPS: 43.989, -113.494 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: melonhead on Jul 23, 2018
Admins: Eric Bluemn, Mike Engle

Description

THIS AREA IS A WORK IN PROGRESS WHILE THE OLD CODGERS WHO DEVELOPED IT TRY TO REMEMBER WHAT THE HECK THEY DID 20 YRS AGO. PLEASE BE PATIENT. If you see blatant errors at this stage in the guide writing please Personal Message me and I will correct them.

This is an East facing wall of good quality limestone on the SW side of the Lost River Range near the town of Leslie. The climbs have mixed protection, taking advantage of the features of the rock for clean gear when available. The climbs are well under vertical and reward competent footwork. There are few routes here which would be called sport climbs. Today you might call them adventure climbs. Back then it was just called climbing. Be prepared for a non-standard US limestone climbing experience.

Getting There

This describes access from the South. From Arco, follow US 93 North through the towns of Moore and Darlington to Leslie whence Pass Creek Road takes off to the right (North). Follow this road through The Narrows, past Mill Creek, Methodist Creek to Bear Creek (all on the left). It is two decades since I have been up the Bear Creek road so I do not know its condition, or where the current legally drivable part ends. Use good judgement and park sooner rather than later. Please do not thrash this place or cause access problems because you drove where you shouldn't. The crag is plainly obvious and the walk is about 40 minutes.
There are four distinct sections.... The Lower Tier, The Left Side, The Main Wall, and the Right Flank.

45 Total Climbs

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