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Submitted By: Peter Gram on Jun 6, 2005
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BETA PHOTO: JP on Animal Cracker


Animal Cracker Rock is in close proximity to the popular Parking Lot Rock. Not many routes are on this rock, but one really quality route, the namesake is on the southwest side.

Getting There 

From the main road through City of Rocks, drive to the Parking Lot Rock. Park here and follow a trail leftwards out of the parking area. Pass by one rock (Window Rock) on a well established trail, and then find Animal Cracker rock on your right. This is identifiable by a thin flake which leads into a left facing dihedral offwidth crack (Animal Cracker).

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.1 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Animal Cracker Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Animal Cracker Rock:
Animal Cracker   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The Animal Cracker

Animal Cracker 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Idaho : City of Rocks : Animal Cracker Rock
Animal Cracker is the prominent flake leading into an offwidth on the Southwest side of Animal Cracker Rock. Start up the finger crack in the flake, traverse a bit right to a hand crack, then follow the flake up and right. Finally grunt up the offwidth through a roof to a set of chain anchors. Rap from here or continue for another pitch.Pitch 2 angles left into a hand crack. Climb this, which seams up quickly for a runout, yet easy finish on jugs to the top of the formation...[more]   Browse More Classics in Idaho

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Rock Climbing Photo: JP pulling the crux on Animal Cracker
BETA PHOTO: JP pulling the crux on Animal Cracker
Rock Climbing Photo: At the OW section of Animal Cracker.
At the OW section of Animal Cracker.

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