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Knecht Loop Trail #7
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West Idaho Rock Climbing 


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Description 

West Idaho includes the climbing areas around McCall and Boise's Black Cliffs and many more.

Getting There 

This is the Western Region of the state including the cities of Boise, McCall, Nampa, and Mountain Home.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.6 miles from here

441 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',17],['3 Stars',174],['2 Stars',190],['1 Star',43],['Bomb',2]
['<=5.6',9],['5.7',25],['5.8',43],['5.9',53],['5.10',103],['5.11',43],['5.12',12],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',57],['V2-3',14],['V4-5',20],['V6-7',21],['V8-9',4],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in West Idaho

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for West Idaho:
Regular Route   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 8 pitches, 1000'   McCall Area : Slick Rock
Little Nest   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Sport, 60'   Black Cliffs : Populace Wall
Nash-e-mun   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch   Black Cliffs : Mid Cliffs
Fat Ankles   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 45'   Black Cliffs : Mid Cliffs
Stems and Jammies   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 60'   Black Cliffs : Populace Wall
Sweet Adene   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 55'   Black Cliffs : Populace Wall
Almer Casile Memorial Buttress   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Black Cliffs : Mid Cliffs
Memorial Route (aka Caudill Queen King Route *original name*)   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 9 pitches, 1000'   McCall Area : Slick Rock
Ajax   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Black Cliffs : Mid Cliffs
White Wash   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 55'   Black Cliffs : Populace Wall
Computer Girl   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 2 pitches, 145'   Mores Mountain : Roadside Rock
Perception vs. Reality   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 55'   Black Cliffs : Populace Wall
Trimmed Bush   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 40'   Black Cliffs : Short Cliffs
Pabst Smear   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Black Cliffs : West Car Body Canyon
Circumciser   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 75'   Black Cliffs : Tall Cliffs
Macabre Roof   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 50'   Black Cliffs : East Car Body Canyon
Holiday in Cambodia   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Black Cliffs : East Car Body Canyon
Midnight Visitor   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   Mores Mountain : Roadside Rock
Bologna Pony   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 40'   Black Cliffs : Short Cliffs
Unknown Leon   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Black Cliffs : Short Cliffs
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Featured Route For West Idaho
Rock Climbing Photo: Getting to the crux on Bologna Pony

Bologna Pony 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Idaho : West Idaho : ... : Short Cliffs
This route is a must do. Climb the overhanging basalt column to the chains at the top. The crux is at the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in Idaho

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