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Submitted By: Jason Halladay on Nov 7, 2008
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Description 

The west side boasts six established routes as of summer 2008 including the hardest route on Sweet 17, "Monkey Funk", 5.11c.

Getting There 

Approach to Sweet 17 and descend to the arroyo and back out.

Climbing Season

For the East Sector area.

Weather station 13.8 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['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]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Monkey Funk.

Monkey Funk 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  Idaho : Castle Rocks : ... : West Side
Start up a shallow, left-facing corner through steep, less-than-quality rock using the featured rock on the right and the gritty, non-featured rock on the left for feet. A nice, heavily-chalked block in the corner offers a nice clip hold but doesn't look like it'll be there for long. (I broke two holds in the first 15' of the route in Sept. 2008.)Pull the crux around the 4th bolt into less steep and easier but run-out climbing past a few more bolts to the bolted anchor. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Idaho

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