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Lightning Bolt Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 42.68248, -113.00823 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: WAGbag, Mike Engle, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Mike Engle on Dec 9, 2015
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BETA PHOTO: Routes on Lightning Bolt Wall


First Wall of the Funny Business Area. Has a distinctive "stack blocks" natural arch at the left side of the formation. Short, moderate routes predominantly on this wall.

Getting There 

Park at the first parking area (P1) on the west rim (see the Driving Access "Beta" Photo for more details). Lightning Bolt Wall appears on the left after a several hundred foot walk down a left trending shallow gully.

Climbing Season

For the Massacre Rocks area.

Weather station 1.2 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

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By Kevinwallace
May 6, 2017
There are three rattlesnake dens w/ rattlensakes right at the starts of All Lit Up, Lightning, and Trippin the Light Fantastic. Saw all three of the snakes out this last weekend. Use caution when approaching/climbing those climbs.

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