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Tall Cliffs

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Beta Junkie S 
Circumciser S 
Full Tilt Boogie S 
Hara-Kiri in a Combine S 
Jet Screamin' Hooter Queens S 
Muchachas Borrachas S 
My Stinky Hole S 
Number Eight S 
Raptor Arete T 
Rosy Palms T 
Thanks for the Mammaries S 

Tall Cliffs  


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Location: 43.5363, -116.0857 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: R Squared on Nov 12, 2007
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Description 

The Tall Cliffs provide some taller routes at the Black Cliffs. Most routes in this area are 5.10 and up. The cliffs are usually in the sun.

Getting There 

Take Highway 21 to the Lucky Peak Recreation area parking lot and turn around and drive out of lucky peak. Park in the big gravel parking lot on your right or pull into the damn parking lot and drive on the gravel trail to the big parking lot. Park and take the trail to the right to reach the Tall Cliffs.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.0 miles from here

11 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['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 Tall Cliffs:
Raptor Arete   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Circumciser   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 75'   
Beta Junkie   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 75'   
Thanks for the Mammaries   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Jet Screamin' Hooter Queens   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Featured Route For Tall Cliffs
The route, Beta Junkie

Beta Junkie 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  ID : Black Cliffs : Tall Cliffs
Anyone who can tell me how to actually climb this route gets a gold star. Bolts go straight up a blank face with only an occasional hold. You have to climb far left or right of the bolt-line to reach the top; I crossed the bolt-line several times but rarely climbed on it. Once you reach the top, clip the last bolt as you commit to the juggy roof. After pulling the roof, you will reach a tenuous stance 5 ft below the chains. Contemplate your death as you imagine your face smashing ...[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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