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Cash Crack T 
Country Trash T 
Five Feet High and Rising S 
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Pepper Sprout T 
Ring of Fire S 
Walk the Line T 

Johnny Cash Rock Climbing 

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Location: 42.1272, -113.6762 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: grk10vq, WAGbag, Mike Engle, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: grk10vq on Jul 7, 2006

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Area Description 

A tribute crag to one of the greatest, most influential, singer-song writers of our time, Johnny Cash. Unlike Johnny Cash this crag is small, however what it lacks in size, it makes up for in quality. Chock full of stars, this blob of rock is an intermediate crag-seekers dream. Mixed routes and climbing, bring a light rack and draws. Look for the dome of rock in an open field northwest of Castle Rock.

Routes include:

1) Man in Black 5.9
2) Walk the Line 5.8
3) Ring of Fire 5.11c
4) Cash Crack 5.8
5) Country Trash 5.8
6) Five Feet High and Rising 5.9
7) Pepper Sprout 5.6


Walk north/west of Castle Rock using the main trail that skirts Castle Rock. Look for the small, random outcroppings.

Climbing Season

Weather station 13.9 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For Johnny Cash
Rock Climbing Photo: Brian Cabe on Country Trash in March 2004

Country Trash 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c  Idaho : Castle Rocks : ... : Johnny Cash
Fun, short route with a sunny aspect.Start with a steep pull of the deck with smooth feet. Crimp the crispy patina edges then relax as your feet catch up.Couple body length to the first bolt. Take care.Clip the first bolt, up on nice face moves, clip second bolt then head up for a run to the juggies....[more]   Browse More Classics in Idaho

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By Brian in SLC
From: Sandy, Utah
May 12, 2008
In the area known as, "The Back Yard Boulders" (which includes Johnny Cash and Beef Butte). Approach from the Castle Rock loop trail, and follow the old road which diagonals away from Castle Rock in a northwest direction. Johnny Cash and Beef Butte are just to the left (west) of the road.
By dave bingham
Jun 9, 2014
I don't think anyone ever used the word "Memorial" for the "Johnny Cash" area.
By Andrew Gerald Thaller
Dec 6, 2015

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