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Description 

A great crag for an all day visit or a short trip on the way out of the valley. Most of the climbing is 5.11 and up, but there are a couple runout 5.10's that should not be missed.

Getting There 

Park at the Circle Creek parking lot and follow the road through the first gate. The crag will be on your left after ~10 minutes.

Climbing Season



Weather station 15.1 miles from here

12 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',5],['5.11',5],['5.12',2],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Building Blocks:
Pinner Face   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Building Blocks - East
Acid Rain   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Building Blocks - West
Lego   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   Building Blocks - West
Scraps   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Building Blocks - West
Latter-Day Saints   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Building Blocks - East
Techno-Weenie   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Building Blocks - East
The Mechanic   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   Building Blocks - East
Technicolor Arete   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   Building Blocks - East
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falling on the horizontal traverse

Technicon 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  ID : City of Rocks : ... : Building Blocks - West
Climb up crack until it ends at horizontal. Then shove out with some sequencing through the horizontal(same horizontal that eventually leads into Technocolor arete and Techno-Weenie). Then pull onto arete and finish on last half of Technocolor arete. A bit pumpy but short lived, with some airy movement traversing to the left through the horizontal. Entering the horizontal from the lower crack is a wee bit tricky, unless your tall....[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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