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West Car Body Canyon

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Barry, Barry T 
Bolts-n-Burger S 
Circuit Breaker S 
Constant Current T 
Crunchy Frogs T,S 
Dawn Patrol S 
Dos Pescadores S 
Doug Scott Route, The T 
Excalibur T,S 
Flying Circus, The T 
French Fried S 
Generic Crack T 
Lancelot T,TR 
Lizard Breath S 
Nemesis T,TR 
Ohm's Law T 
Pabst Smear T,S 
Pictures of Lily S 
Row Your Boat S 
Standard, The T 
Stretch Armstrong S 
Throb, The T,S 
Thursday Knights S 
Velcro Fly T 
Watts Up? TR 

West Car Body Canyon Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.53485, -116.08234 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Waterfall at the end of Car body Canyon, 3/31/17

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Description 

Car Body Canyon is located on the north side of the river. The west side of Car Body Canyon contains many fine sport and trad routes and gets morning sun/afternoon shade.

Getting There 

After turning around at the Sandy Point Beach turnoff the pullout for Car Body Canyon is located 1.2 miles back. The short approach follows a good trail to the base of the cliff and takes about 5 minutes or less. Pullout for East/West Car Body Canyon is at 43.533925, -116.082616

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.8 miles from here

25 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',6],['5.9',5],['5.10',9],['5.11',3],['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 West Car Body Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for West Car Body Canyon:
Barry, Barry   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Constant Current   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
The Flying Circus   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
French Fried   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Pabst Smear   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Circuit Breaker   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Velcro Fly   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
The Throb   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Pictures of Lily   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Nemesis   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13     Trad, TR, 50'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Me on Pabst Smear. Chris took this pic from across...

Pabst Smear 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Idaho : West Idaho : ... : West Car Body Canyon
Technical and sustained palming, smearing, and stemming. Don't underestimate the finish, this route doesn't let up until you are at the anchor!Apparently this route originally went on gear and was subsequently retro-bolted. Without the bolts the pro looked like it would be very thin and tricky! What a bold FA!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Idaho

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Rock Climbing Photo: Soaked cliff at West Car Body canyon.
BETA PHOTO: Soaked cliff at West Car Body canyon.
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