Short Cliffs Rock Climbing
Short Cliffs on a rare sunny 70 degree October day...
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The name says it all. Some of the shortest cliffs at the Black Cliffs are located in this area. There are plenty of hard routes to be had though. The classic Bologna Pony is located here along with a good first time leading route called Toddler.
Park in dam parking lot and hike the trail to the cliff line.
Weather station 1.4 miles from here
26 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Short Cliffs
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Short Cliffs:
Copperhead 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Petty Theft 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Featured Route For Short Cliffs
Unknown Leon 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Idaho
: Black Cliffs
: Short Cliffs
The route starts with fun moves up the wide finger crack and arete. After clipping the second bolt, the crux moves go up and right from the end of the crack. If you figure out the crux don't let up, as there are several delicate slab moves that must still be overcome to gain the anchors. A very engaging climb!The chimney to the right of the arete is off....[more] Browse More Classics in Idaho
Jul 25, 2011
Left a couple Petzl Spirit draws up here by accident last week. If you found them and are willing to return them, I will buy you a six pack.