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East Fork
Pleasant woodlands, meadows, ponds ... check, check, and check. Near Pocatello, Idaho
East Fork Crestline Classic
A stunning high-altitude loop for those who love a bit of exposure. Near Pocatello, Idaho
Corral Creek
Buttery smooth downhill flow riding! Near Pocatello, Idaho
West Fork
A gentle, shaded climb to Elk Meadows. Near Pocatello, Idaho
Crystal Springs
A great way to connect Elk Meadows to Chimney Creek (Birthday Trail). Near Pocatello, Idaho
Elk Meadows Loop
Access trail with beautiful meadows and scenery. Near Pocatello, Idaho
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East Idaho Rock Climbing 


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Out of the Furnace V7 at the Tumbleweeds

Description 

East Idaho includes the climbing areas of Massacre Rocks and Pocatello's Ross Park and many more.

Getting There 

This is the Eastern Region of the state including the cities of American Falls, Pocatello, Idaho Falls, and Driggs.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.6 miles from here

856 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',55],['3 Stars',283],['2 Stars',297],['1 Star',94],['Bomb',3]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',15],['5.8',35],['5.9',84],['5.10',217],['5.11',164],['5.12',107],['5.13',21],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',57],['V2-3',31],['V4-5',37],['V6-7',23],['V8-9',10],['V10-11',3],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in East Idaho

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for East Idaho:
Drop Knee Gorgeous   V7 7A+     Boulder, 12'   Pocatello Area Bouldering : WaveWall
Fly By Night   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport   Paramount Rock
Team Trailer   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Pointless Crag
Hungry Eyes   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Pointless Crag
11 O'clock   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Pointless Crag
Dark Side   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport   Paramount Rock
The Bicycle Thief   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   Pointless Crag
Head on a Silver Platypus   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Pointless Crag
Hanging Humor   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   Heise Rock : South Wall
Goat Meal   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Pointless Crag
Orbit   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Pointless Crag
Pretty Woman   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   All American Area : All American Wall
What's the Point?   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Pointless Crag
Equilibrium   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   Heise Rock : Northeast Wall
Bride of Crankenstein   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 35'   Crank Cave
Dark Justice   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   Heise Rock : Northeast Wall
Black Betty   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Pointless Crag
Drive-by Trucker   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   South Park : In the trees
soul power   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   Crank Cave
Toys in the Attic   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport   Palisades Creek
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Featured Route For East Idaho
Rock Climbing Photo: Nick Vitali, Happy Happy Joy Joy, 10d (April 2014)

Happy Happy Joy Joy 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Idaho : Massacre Rocks : ... : Eagle Wall - Right
Pull a bulge at the start, work up to another bulge with a hard pull into a big dihedral. Work up the dihedral until it is possible to hand traverse out left before continuing on fun rock to the top anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in Idaho

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