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Upper Broadloaves - North

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Interceptor T 
Route 66 T 
Savage Attack! T 
Stolen Thunder T 
Tide Country T 

Upper Broadloaves - North Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,830'
Location: 42.08838, -113.7291 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: david goldstein on Aug 3, 2007
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The very northern end of the Breadloaves, home to a handful of crack climbs.

To descend, there is a hard to find 5.3 scramble on the right (facing the crag) or rap from slings at the top of Interceptor; this rap is less than 100' but I don't know if it is less than 80'.

Getting There 

Park at the waterpump, then walk around on the road to the west side of the UBL, then follow a short (100'?) trail and weave among some boulders to get to the climbs.

Climbing Season

Weather station 13.8 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Broadloaves - North

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Broadloaves - North:
Route 66   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Tide Country   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Interceptor   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Stolen Thunder   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b PG13     Trad, 65'   
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Interceptor 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Idaho : City of Rocks : ... : Upper Broadloaves - North
A deceptively overhanging (maybe 30 degrees beyond vertical at its steepest) hand and fistcrack, it's hard to really appreciate the steepness of this one without either climbing it or viewing it in profile, from just north of the waterpump parking area.Start in a walled in alcove (no need for a belayer anchor here) and climb up an easy (~5.8) left facing corner for about 30' to where the angle steepens. If your feet are getting cold, go right onto Tide Country (10b). Otherwise, place a high pi...[more]   Browse More Classics in Idaho

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