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Location: 42.06716, -113.7094 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Nathan Fisher on Jul 26, 2004
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Elephant Rock from the main park road

Description 

Another zero approach cliff that tends to be popular due to the plethora of great climbs. North-east or east facing this makes a great afternoon/evening climbing location. Classics here include Rye Crisp and Wheat Thin.


Getting There 

Take Emery Canyon road North til you reach the signed Elephant Rock parking lot.


14 Total Routes


['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',6],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Elephant Rock:
Wheat Thin   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Elephant Rock - East
Columbian Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   Elephant Rock - East
Rye Crisp   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Elephant Rock - East
Sinsemilla   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c X     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Elephant Rock - East
Just Say No   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Elephant Rock - East
Just Say Go   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Elephant Rock - North
The Pygmies Got Stoned   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Elephant Rock - East
Strawberry Jam   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   Elephant Rock - North
Prepare for Soaring Seagulls   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Elephant Rock - North
Heironimous Bosch   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Elephant Rock - East
Beware of Nesting Egos   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Elephant Rock - North
Where Egos Sore   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 90'   Elephant Rock - North
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Featured Route For Elephant Rock
Now that's a crack!

Columbian Crack 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  ID : City of Rocks : ... : Elephant Rock - East
Aaahh, the good stuff! This crack is good, and long! On the east side of Elephant Rock is the fence marking private property. Forty feet past the fence is a large boulder which forms a chimney with the face. There is a nice hand crack coming down into this chimney but not all the way to the ground. This is the Columbian Crack.Start up the chimney toward the crack. A good option for protecting this start is to go around to the east side of the boulder before you start up and toss yo...[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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Elephant Rock  - Wheat Thin and surroundings
BETA PHOTO: Elephant Rock - Wheat Thin and surroundings
Elephant Rock with approximate lines and anchor locations for some of the more popular routes highlighted
BETA PHOTO: Elephant Rock with approximate lines and anchor lo...
Elephant Rock at sun set
Elephant Rock at sun set
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