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Anteater Rock Rock Climbing 

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This rock is located south of Morning Glory Spire. The classic routes on this rock are Swiss Cheese 5.7, Scream Cheese 5.9, and Holding out For a Hero 5.10a. Most of the routes on this rock are a little runout.

Getting There 

Follow the trail south on the west side of Parking Lot Rock. After rounding the corner of Parking Lot, a trail brakes off to the right. This trail passes below Anteater after about 100ft.

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.4 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',1]

Classic Climbing Routes in Anteater Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Anteater Rock:
Swiss Cheese   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Anteater - West
Velveeta   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     TR, 1 pitch, 90'   Anteater - West
Scream Cheese   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Anteater - West
She Bop   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Anteater - West
No Net   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Anteater - East
Holding Out For a Hero   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13     Trad, 125'   Anteater - West
Circus Roof   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Anteater - East
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Featured Route For Anteater Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Tyler Wheeler gets vertical on Scream Cheese.

Scream Cheese 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Idaho : City of Rocks : ... : Anteater - West
This climb goes up the prow next to Swiss Cheese. It has a fun mix of jugs, face, and slab climbing. There is a nocticeable runout half way up the route, but the holds are good. Rap the route from chains on top. Probably one of the best 5.9 sport climbs at the City....[more]   Browse More Classics in Idaho

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Rock Climbing Photo: Nice views in all directions from the ledge approa...
Nice views in all directions from the ledge approa...
Rock Climbing Photo: Scream Cheese
Scream Cheese
Rock Climbing Photo: Scream Cheese, follows just left of the right skyl...
Scream Cheese, follows just left of the right skyl...

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