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Trail of the Hiawatha
10 train tunnels (one is 1.66 miles long) and 7 very tall trestles. A light, helmet & fee required. Near Wallace, Idaho
Trail 257C
Fast, flowing, primitive singletrack. Near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Trail 257
Svelte, fast, and smooth singletrack with a narrow & rowdy finish. Near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Trail 79
Technical singletrack with great views and some exposure. Near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Beauty Bay Loop
Fast and flowy with some rowdiness in a fun loop that keeps you on your toes! Near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Forest Service Trail 3016
A fun, fast-rolling trail with a "deep forest" feel. Near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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North Idaho Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 3,400'
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Submitted By: Mike Engle on May 26, 2017  with updates from jlind
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North Idaho (aka The Pan Handle) contains climbing areas of Sandpoint and Q'Emilin Park and many more.

Getting There 

This is the Northern region of the state, including the cities of Lewiston, Moscow, Coeur d'Alene, Sandpoint, and Bonner's Ferry.

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.9 miles from here

185 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',18],['3 Stars',79],['2 Stars',71],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in North Idaho

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for North Idaho:
Rappel Chimney   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   Chimney Rock : West Face/Chimney Rock
Tossed Salad   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   Q'Emilin Park : Garden Wall
South Face Standard Route   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches   The Selkirk Crest : Harrison Peak
LSH   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Trad, TR, 50'   Q'Emilin Park : Upper Fifth Canyon
Billy Goat   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Q'Emilin Park : Post Wall
Sherman   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Q'Emilin Park : Garden Wall
Lost Arrow Spur   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Q'Emilin Park : Upper Fifth Canyon
Barrier Reef   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Q'Emilin Park : Outback Wall
It Ain't Hay   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   Chimney Rock : West Face/Chimney Rock
White Whale   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Q'Emilin Park : Outback Wall
War   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Q'Emilin Park : Post Wall
Eat Your Roofage AKA Sandra Bullock   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   Q'Emilin Park : Garden Wall
Two Cheeky Monkeys   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch   Boundary County Climbing Ar... : Naples Crag
Lion Tamer   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 800'   Lion's Head : North Face
Stingray Steve   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   Q'Emilin Park : Outback Wall
Sweeney's Edge   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, Alpine, 2 pitches, 350'   Boundary County Climbing Ar... : Myrtle 2 aka "Turtle Arche...
Gyno Boy   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport   Q'Emilin Park : Upper Fifth Canyon
Monkeys On Crack   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   Boundary County Climbing Ar... : Naples Crag
Fearless Leader   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Q'Emilin Park : Rocky Wall
Death Fall   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 50'   Q'Emilin Park : Death Fall Wall
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Featured Route For North Idaho
Rock Climbing Photo: Pulling over the final roof

???? 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Idaho : North Idaho : ... : Upper Fifth Canyon
This brilliant route travels over 3 steep roofs on big holds. Pulling through the 3rd roof seems to be the crux as the pump has caught up to you by this time. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Idaho

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