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Constant Current

5.8, Trad, 50 ft,  Avg: 2.7 from 17 votes
FA: unknown
Idaho > W Idaho > Black Cliffs > W Car Body Canyon


Another great Black Cliffs trad climb that demands a variety of crack climbing skills! Start in a corner with sweet double cracks that go from wide hands to fists. After topping out on the column on the left side, get ready for some perfect finger locks. Entertaining face climbing follows all the way to the anchors. Great climb, and a bit of a proud lead for a 5.8.


The obvious double cracks 20ft right of Barry, Barry.


Single rack to 3 inches, with an emphasis on finger sized gear for the second half of the route.

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Mason on Constant Current
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Constant Current--nice hand jams
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K Baumgartner
[Hide Comment] Cruise up the dihedral on nice jams. Pulling over the bulge near the top was a bit heady but well-worth it. Jun 30, 2013
Russell Fogle
Boise, ID
  5.8 PG13
[Hide Comment] No pro in mid section face climbing, don't fall! Oct 19, 2013
Joshua Benjamin
Nampa, Idaho
[Hide Comment] The dihedral was quite easy, and then there are a couple bolts to protect the middle section before you can find more spots for finger-sized gear at the top. Fun climb! Apr 25, 2016