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Garden creek gap  


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Location: 42.624, -112.3202 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: EB on Nov 20, 2008
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Description 

Near in Ammon Idaho, off the interstate is a simulator for alpine sickness. It is the obvious gash missing from the mountains in the west known as Old Tom mtn. The winter climbing is roadside alpine and is serious and amazing!

Getting There 

I-15 to ammon, south of pocatello approx. 25 mile. Visible from I-15/ beer can be purchased at local sttation

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.6 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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Featured Route For Garden creek gap
Rough Topo of the alpine simulator. When entering the gap it climbs the obvious 800ft prow in the center of the face. A super classic winter adventure!

Alpine Simulator 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b M4-5 Mod. Snow  ID : Garden creek gap
One of the classics; if not the funnest of the Gap routes. A few mixed pitches brings one to the midsdle of the prominent prow in the center of the face. Climb steep 5.7 jugs(mixed) for a couple pitches and finish on easy mixed terrian which puts you right on the summit. Exposed, fun and as with all gap routes, unique....[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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Jeff G. on the third pitch of Augille route
Jeff G. on the third pitch of Augille route

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By Tyson H
From: Idaho Falls, ID
Jan 29, 2010
This is not near Ammon ID. The directions need to be changed.
By EB
From: Winona
Jun 7, 2010
Actually, it is near Arimo, Id. About 5 miles west, you can see it from the interstate.
By leviasprey
Sep 25, 2010
Anybody know how this thing is in the summer. you know not covered in snow.
By Cory
From: Boise, ID
Mar 6, 2012
This place is awesome! No approach, and fun climbing! I'll be back for sure!