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Parking Lot Rock - East

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Parking Lot Rock - East Rock Climbing 

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Location: 42.08342, -113.72222 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: grk10vq on May 3, 2012

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Another popular spot, the east side of Parking Lot Rock is pretty good. More slab-oriented than its opposite, technique and foot work will be a must. Routes here range from 5.8 to 5.11, with the main concentration being in the 5.10 range. Get your slab on!

Another tall crag, a 60 meter rope will work for most, however a 70m rope will be more convienient.

Morning sun / afternoon shade.

Getting There 

From the main parking lot, follow the trail either left or right to reach the east side of the crag. Continue along the trail that skirts closest to the formation.

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.3 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Parking Lot Rock - East

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Parking Lot Rock - East:
Funky Bolt   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R     Trad, 1 pitch, 160'   
Tow Away Zone   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Stress Fracture   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Just Another Pretty Face   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Spud Meets Hammerhead   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Just Another Pretty Face

Just Another Pretty Face 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  Idaho : City of Rocks : ... : Parking Lot Rock - East
This is the all-bolted line near the south end of the east face. The line on this route meanders, so be relaxed as to your interpretation of the line. Don't go straight from 1 bolt to the next. The first 2 bolts require a little leftward zagging, and then you traverse right under the roof band. Get on top of the roof band and traverse left. Finally pick your smear, and head on up to the chains. A smearing climb amidst a sea of edging. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Idaho

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