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Trail Creek - Sun Valley, Idaho

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Trail Creek - Sun Valley, Idaho  


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Getting There 

Start: Sun Valley, Idaho
Drive out Sun Valley Road (8.5 miles) until you start heading up the Trail Creek Road. Head up the mountain pass and there will eventually be a BIG pull off (on your right) before the first wall and a second smaller pull off (on your left) near the more impressive wall. You can see the cliffs from the road.

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Weather station 9.8 miles from here


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Ava trying to "climb like daddy" out Tra...
Ava trying to "climb like daddy" out Tra...
Middle area
Middle area
View of main area on the uphill side.
View of main area on the uphill side.
Right side of the crag as you are facing uphill.
Right side of the crag as you are facing uphill.
Local signs.
Local signs.
I think this is Muscle Beach.
I think this is Muscle Beach.

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By Mary Ellen Man
From: Midvale, UT
Jun 26, 2012
I will be traveling to sunvalley mid july is your guide book done. I cannot find it online. Does this carag have any moderate climbs on it (5.10 and under), and is it mostly sport, trad, or mixed?
By Scott Thurnauer
Jul 3, 2012
Dave,
I will pick up that guidebook for sure, I will be in Sun Valley in about a week. can you give me a sense of the range of routes and whether it's sport or trad? I saw you mentioned some sport, I can climb up through 11's but will have my kids as well who are more 8/9. I will look up Wolftone too and would love to hit City of Rocks, just a matter of how much driving I can do.
Thanks,
Scott T.
By dave bingham
Jun 3, 2013
The guide "Idaho Underground" (available locally at the Elephant's Perch shop)includes Trail Creek and other area climbing.

The Trail Creek crag is on the Trail Creek summit Road,about 15 minutes from downtown Ketchum, up Sun Valley road (Trail Creek Road) past the SV village.

The "Angry Youth" crag is about 2 miles up Trail Creek past where the road turns to dirt on the right. There is a bigish turnout in the trees on the right just before the crag. This is a small but entertaining mini-crag with 3 engaging bolt routes - 10-.11

The scrappy looking "Muscle Beach"crag has a number of 5.10-5.13 routes, located across from a small rock knob (and parking spot) on the left. There are some 5.4-5.8 trad / top-rope climbs here as well.

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