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Central Idaho Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Central Idaho includes the climbing areas in the Sawtooth Range and The Fins and many more.

Getting There 

This is the Central Region of the state including the cities of Sun Valley/Ketchum, Stanley, Challis, and Salmon.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.4 miles from here

233 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',42],['3 Stars',112],['2 Stars',60],['1 Star',14],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',12],['5.8',15],['5.9',23],['5.10',64],['5.11',43],['5.12',37],['5.13',20],['>=5.14',4],['',0],['<=V1',2],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Central Idaho

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Central Idaho:
SE Face   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 700'   The Sawtooth Range : Warbonnet Peak
Open Book   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 800'   The Sawtooth Range : Finger of Fate
Mountaineer's Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches   The Sawtooth Range : The Elephant's Perch
Astro Elephant   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches   The Sawtooth Range : The Elephant's Perch
EBR-1   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   The Discovery Wall : Martini Sector
Yellow Man   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   The Discovery Wall : Martini Sector
Myopia   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Alpine, 9 pitches   The Sawtooth Range : The Elephant's Perch
Direct Beckey   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, Alpine, 12 pitches   The Sawtooth Range : The Elephant's Perch
The Fine Line   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches   The Sawtooth Range : The Elephant's Perch
Original Beckey   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, Alpine, 12 pitches   The Sawtooth Range : The Elephant's Perch
Martini   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   The Discovery Wall : Martini Sector
Ghost in the Shell   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   The Fins : The Head Wall
Shaken Not Stirred   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   The Discovery Wall : Martini Sector
Sunrise Book   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches   The Sawtooth Range : The Elephant's Perch
Solstice   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   The Fins : Solstice
Clips from the Bong   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   The Fins : The Head Wall
Bean Fiddler   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   The Fins : The Head Wall
Dinner Roll   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   The Discovery Wall : Martini Sector
Al's Diner   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   The Fins : The Head Wall
Make it a Double    5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   The Discovery Wall : Martini Sector
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Featured Route For Central Idaho
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East Ridge   Idaho : Central Idaho : ... : Diamond Peak
This is a great Idaho climb. The mountain is very prominent and beautiful. The climb is not too difficult, but should be taken with someone who has mountaineering experience, or has been before. Climbing it in the winter or spring presents many more challenges and dangers. In winter slipping down is an important issue that should be addressed. All members of your climbing party should be able to adequately self-arrest with an ice axe in the event of a slip. Slipping down many parts of the mounta...[more]   Browse More Classics in Idaho

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