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Boundary County Climbing Areas Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 2,000'
Location: 48.69534, -116.31039 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Boundary County Climbers on Mar 25, 2015
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A variety of secluded, high-quality, granite climbing areas. A beautiful setting, friendly people, and a mix of trad, sport and bouldering beckon!

Getting There 

Head north on highway 95 toward Bonners Ferry and Canada. Refer to specific areas for detailed directions.

Climbing Season

For the North Idaho area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

34 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',9],['3 Stars',18],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Boundary County Climbing Areas

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Boundary County Climbing Areas:
Gorilla Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   Naples Crag
Two Cheeky Monkeys   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch   Naples Crag
Sweeney's Edge   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, Alpine, 2 pitches, 350'   Myrtle 2 aka "Turtle Arche...
Monkeys On Crack   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   Naples Crag
Finger Lock'n Good   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   Naples Crag
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Featured Route For Boundary County Climbing Areas
Rock Climbing Photo: The base of FJL and Sweeney's Edge

FJL aka "Standard Route" 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13  Idaho : North Idaho : ... : Myrtle 2 aka "Turtle Arche...
This is the route that inspired dozens of trips to the "arches" over the years! Multiple start options exist for the 1st 50m pitch. The left ramp is the easiest, yet still contains a runout slab traverse on small gear. The first ascentionists describe a fairly bold line directly up a seam/crack (R rated 5.9+) on small gear that leads to face climbing past 2 bolts (5.10-). The right start option climbs blocks and flakes, then "bear-hug" traverses left across and up a large hollow flake (don't pla...[more]   Browse More Classics in Idaho

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