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Psychology Wall 
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Kila Crags  


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Elevation: 3,500'
Location: 48.1045, -114.4959 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

A south facing crag about 15 minutes west of Kalispell, MT. Typically crowded on weekends with locals. Chossy rock, as is commonplace up in MT, but quality routes none-the-less. Easily accessible (can bumper belay) and pretty easy for tope rope set up.

Getting There 

Drive West on Highway 2 out of Kalispell heading towards Libby. Turn right about .5 miles after you go over a big hill onto Jackson Meadows Road. Make a left after the cattle guard and drive until you hit the crag. Please park so that others can enjoy it too (there's a nice pull-out about 100yds back from the first wall).

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 2.5 miles from here

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',4],['5.11',0],['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 Kila Crags:
Anorexia (It's a little thin)   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   Psychology Wall
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What you see is what you get 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  MT : Kila Crags : Upper Wall
Solid 8. Loose rock up top. Watched a huge boulder come off one day. Don't trust anything. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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my wife on the upper walls
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By Greg Corn
Feb 26, 2013
Is there a topo available for this cliff?
Coming down in summer with 10 year old and wanna TR him on something low grade.
Are the anchors easy to access?
thanks peeps
By hwendlandt
Aug 2, 2015
I appreciate that there is climbing nearby, when one needs a break from a Glacier hiking vacation. Thank you, to whomever put in the time here. However, this wall fairly offends me. Higher bolts and lower cruxes can be forgiven well enough. Crumbly rock at the top is what you have to deal with; so be it. But to claim some of these ratings is comedic and dangerous. Don't even think of leading these, unless you are solid on 2-3 grades higher. There are some interesting moves to be had; but when you enter with a certain expectation, and it gets drastically blown out of the water, you can't help but wonder if the route developers are so beyond skilled that they don't actually know what a 9-10b feel like, or they are simply don't know what a 9-10b feel like. Be careful here!
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