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Twin Falls Area

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Twin Falls Area  


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Submitted By: Bud Martin on Apr 5, 2011
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Description 

Great area to climb, Twin Falls is one of the first routes to come in every year, Cleopatra's Needle is one of the best WI5 routes in the canyon and there are a few hard Alex Lowe mixed routes.

Getting There 

Take the trail towards Grotto Falls, as you near Grotto Falls there is a definitive trail cutting off right marked with some orange tape and a tree blaze. Continue up and slightly left towards Twin Falls for 20-30 min. The trail brings you directly under Cleopatra's Needle.

Climbing Season



Weather station 12.8 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Twin Falls Area:
Twin Falls Left + Right   WI3     Ice, 1 pitch, 200'   
Cleopatra's Needle   WI5     Ice, 3 pitches, 250'   
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Featured Route For Twin Falls Area
Nick rappelling, 2nd and 3rd pitches are visible.

Cleopatra's Needle WI5  MT : Hyalite Canyon : Twin Falls Area
Follow the Twin Falls trail up to the base of the route, impossible to miss as long as you are on the correct trail.This route is typically climbed in 3 pitches though pitches 1+2 or 2+3 could be combined with a 70m rope. Pitch 1: (WI4) Climb the initial curtain up the the ledge directly under the main pillar.Pitch 2: (WI5) Climb up the main pillar to a cave-like feature, belay here.Pitch 3: (WI4) Continue up to the top, belay at tree.Either rappel the entire route with two 70m ropes or do a ...[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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