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The Taco

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Bandito T 
Conejito S 
Horchata T,S 
La Cruz de la Norte  S 
Molé Poblano S 
Nacho Libre T,S 
South Ridge T 
Taco Chip T,S 
Taco Supreme S 
Taco Time T,S 
Unknown I S 
Vote for Pedro S 

The Taco Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 6,147'
Location: 42.13666, -113.66701 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Mike Roghaar on Apr 3, 2010
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BETA PHOTO: Southeast aspect of the Taco

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Description 

The Taco is getting to be a bit more popular. Easily identified from the parking area 100 yrds up from the Ranch House if you look northwest. Many fun moderate routes exist on the west and east side. The west side is more slabby than the east. 15-20 min walk from parking area.

Getting There 

Park by the green gate up the road from the Ranch House, go through the gate (lock it back up) and walk north on the old Ranch Road for 15-20 min until you see a sign for the crag.

Climbing Season



Weather station 13.9 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',4],['5.9',4],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Taco

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Taco:
Nacho Libre   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Taco Time   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Vote for Pedro   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Taco Chip   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Molé Poblano   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
Taco Supreme   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 80'   
Bandito   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For The Taco
Rock Climbing Photo: Brad Shilling on Bandito

Bandito 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Idaho : Castle Rocks : ... : The Taco
Fun RF flaring finger to hand crack/flake system on great rock. The first half is the hardest then eases up a bit. Takes gear great. The crack ends about 40 feet from the summit and the run out is a bit heady to the anchors on the west side. Not hard climbing (5.5 or so) but watch the rope drag....[more]   Browse More Classics in Idaho

Photos of The Taco Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The Taco from the the South.
The Taco from the the South.
Rock Climbing Photo: The feature's shape speaks for itself. September 2...
The feature's shape speaks for itself. September 2...
Rock Climbing Photo: Brad ontop of "Taco Chip".  Trev ontop o...
Brad ontop of "Taco Chip". Trev ontop o...
Rock Climbing Photo: Fun short ow lieback crack straight across from &q...
Fun short ow lieback crack straight across from &q...
Rock Climbing Photo: Dave at the base.
Dave at the base.

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