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Middle Fork of the Salmon

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Middle Fork of the Salmon Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: John Peterson on Jul 10, 2016
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Crags a few miles below Cliffside camp


The Middle Fork of the Salmon runs for almost 100 miles through the wilderness, often passing through deep canyons. The approach is by raft - good luck getting a permit. But if you're one of the lucky few you can find plenty of untouched rock to climb on.

Getting There 

The launch is at Boundary Creek, near Stanley.

Climbing Season

For the Central Idaho area.

Weather station 12.1 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: Looking across at the crag from the camp

Cliffside Camp Crack 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Idaho : Central Idaho : Middle Fork of the Salmon
I've never put a route into MP that I haven't climbed but I'm making an exception here. The first time I was there we had a rope but didn't have any luck getting to the top to set a rope. The next time I didn't have a rack so we just floated by. Looks like a fun climb but unfortunately you have to start right out of the raft - there's no ledge at the bottom. There were slin...[more]   Browse More Classics in Idaho

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