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Submitted By: Jason Young on Jul 21, 2012
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Located about 50 yards to the left of "The Office" on the same formation.

Shady in the afternoon and somewhat secluded as nobody seems to go there.

Decent rock on high-angled slab.

This area sees very little traffic as evident by the rusty chain anchors. The bottom links had none of the rust worn off of them.

Getting There 

From Parkinglot Rock, hike through the gap between the "Swiss Cheese" formation and Upper Creekside. Circle south-east around the slabs in front of "The Office". Located about 50 yards to the left of "The Office" on the same formation.

Climbing Season

For the City of Rocks area.

Weather station 14.6 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Combat Conditions 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13  Idaho : City of Rocks : The Filing Cabinet
The mental crux of this route is getting to the first bolt. There really are no pro options before then, and its about 20' up. The climbing to it was bit technical for my comfort, and it was a strain to reach it (I'm 6'1"). A long stick clip would have been nice.Afterward the climbing eases up considerably with a long runout (possible groundfall potential?) between decent pro placements initially.The crux is surmounting the crack at the top. There is a bolt protecting it. It didn't really n...[more]   Browse More Classics in Idaho

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