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Building Blocks - West

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Acid Rain T,S 
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Vise Grips T 

Building Blocks - West  

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A unique section of the Building Blocks, the west side is home to some of the more mellow routes at the crag and also some of the still-standing test pieces. Climbed since the late 60's, some of the routes here are still a bit loose, but for the most part, everything is solid.

A hangout for names such as Greg Lowe, Tony Yaniro, and Dan Sperlock the climbing here tends to be bold. Expect to find both traditional and bolted lines, with climbing on the spicy side of things.

Getting There 

Approach from the Circle Creek Overlook parking lot/TH. Follow the double track road passing through a gate and out to the center of North Fork Circle Creek. Building Blocks - East is the crag set near, dead-center.

Climbing Season

Weather station 15.1 miles from here

6 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Building Blocks - West:
Lego   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   
Acid Rain   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Scraps   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Scraps 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  ID : City of Rocks : ... : Building Blocks - West
This is a high quality line just to the left of Lego. Follow a blunt arete with bolts (1st crux) to hand crack and mini roof. The second crux fires through the steep face above. Once you find the sequence (it took me 4-5 tries), the moves are straight forward. The upper plated face is protected with small to large nuts. A great climb......[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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