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Table of contents

1. Intersection Rock 56 routes in Cliff

Trad, Unknown and other styles

Long/Lat: -116.163351, 34.015091


One of the largest, most impressive monoliths in the park, and it has its own parking lot. A definite favourite, a central land mark, and a great place to hang out on top.


Almost non-existent.

1.1. North Face 15 routes in Sector

Mostly Trad

Intersection Rock is, basically, triangular. This is the face that mostly faces north, it is the face that faces the parking lot.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Gaz Giz / Gizgaz 5.6Trad 160ft
2 Zigzag / Phil's Folly 5.7Trad 66ft
3 * Half Track 5.10a RTrad 80ft
4 Chimney Variation 5.10bTrad
5 * Ignorant Photons From Pluto 5.11aTrad 150ft
6 * Kool Aid 5.10d A4Aid 150ft
7 ** Left Ski Track 5.11aTrad 150ft
8 Trapeze Left

Variant of trapeze.

5.12cMixed 150ft, 6
9 Trapeze Center

Another variant of Trapeze.

10 * Trapeze 5.11dMixed 150ft, 4
11 Fast Track 5.11cMixed 70ft, 1
12 ** Lower Right Ski Track 5.10cMixed 70ft, 1
13 * Upper Right Ski Track 5.3Trad 80ft
14 * Huevos

Almost sport -- takes a medium cam near the start.

5.11dMixed 7
15 ** North Overhang 5.9Trad 110ft

1.2. South-West Face 20 routes in Sector

Mostly Trad

Intersection Rock is, basically, triangular in footprint. This is the face that faces towards Loop Road.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Beginners' Three / Beginner's Three 5.3Trad 43ft
2 ** Overhang Bypass 5.7Trad 110ft
3 Underpass 5.6Trad 120ft
4 Overpass 5.8Trad 120ft
5 * When Sheep Ran Scared 5.10c RTrad 120ft
6 ** The Flake 5.8Trad 140ft
7 West Chimney 5.6Trad 150ft
8 Outer Limit 5.6 A3Aid
9 Shovling-Cole 5.10bTrad
10 Death By Misadventure 5.10c XTrad
11 * Billabong 5.10cMixed 3
12 Sympathy To The Devil 5.10bMixed 1
13 A Question Of Masculinity 5.12cTop rope
14 Bat Crack 5.5Trad 2
15 Let It All Hang Out 5.10bTrad
16 Pinnacle Stand 5.7Mixed 1
17 Filet of Sole 5.11dMixed 160ft, 4
18 Southwest Passage 5.8Mixed 1
19 Drawstring 5.7Trad
20 Traverse of No Return 5.11aMixed 2

1.3. East Face 10 routes in Sector

Mostly Trad

Intersection Rock is, basically, triangular in foot print. This is the face that looks mostly eastward, towards National Park Drive, PeeWee Rock, and Cyclops Rock.

Intersection Rock is, basically, triangular. This is the mostly south-facing side, the side that faces loop road.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Bongledesh 5.10cMixed 160ft, 2
2 Mike's Books

Often just climbed to the rap anchor on the ledge.

5.6Trad 160ft 2
3 Elijah's Coming 5.10b RTrad 150ft 2
4 The Waterchute

Climb a deep waterchute/chimney to the ledge.

5.10bMixed 70ft, 1
5 Shana Grant

From the ledge, climb bolts up a boulder sitting on the ledge to an anchor.

5.10dSport 40ft, 4
6 Secovar

FA: Ed Zombro, John Wolfe, 1968

5.5Trad 150ft 2
7 Jungle 5.7Trad
8 Southeast Corner 5.3Trad
9 Goldenbush Corner 5.11a RTrad 160ft
10 Cole Slaw 5.10cTrad

1.4. Bouldering 11 routes in Field

Unknown and Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Intersection Traverse 5.10Unknown
2 Augie Problem 5.11-Unknown
3 Knuckle Cracker 5.9Unknown
4 Rieder Problem B1-Boulder
5 Intersection Mantel 5.9Unknown
6 Intersection Boulder Left 5.10Unknown
7 Intersection Boulder Middle 5.11Unknown
8 Intersection Boulder Right B1-Boulder
9 Mediteranean Sundance B1+Boulder
10 Sweetspot B1Boulder
11 Anglo Saxaphonce B1Boulder

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
5.3 * Upper Right Ski Track Trad 80ft 1.1. North Face
Beginners' Three Trad 43ft 1.2. South-West Face
Southeast Corner Trad 1.3. East Face
5.5 Bat Crack Trad 2 1.2. South-West Face
Secovar Trad 150ft 2 1.3. East Face
5.6 Gaz Giz Trad 160ft 1.1. North Face
Underpass Trad 120ft 1.2. South-West Face
West Chimney Trad 150ft 1.2. South-West Face
Mike's Books Trad 160ft 2 1.3. East Face
5.6 A3 Outer Limit Aid 1.2. South-West Face
5.7 Zigzag Trad 66ft 1.1. North Face
Drawstring Trad 1.2. South-West Face
** Overhang Bypass Trad 110ft 1.2. South-West Face
Pinnacle Stand Mixed 1 1.2. South-West Face
Jungle Trad 1.3. East Face
5.8 Overpass Trad 120ft 1.2. South-West Face
Southwest Passage Mixed 1 1.2. South-West Face
** The Flake Trad 140ft 1.2. South-West Face
5.9 ** North Overhang Trad 110ft 1.1. North Face
Intersection Mantel Unknown 1.4. Bouldering
Knuckle Cracker Unknown 1.4. Bouldering
5.10a * Half Track Trad 80ft 1.1. North Face
5.10b Chimney Variation Trad 1.1. North Face
Let It All Hang Out Trad 1.2. South-West Face
Shovling-Cole Trad 1.2. South-West Face
Sympathy To The Devil Mixed 1 1.2. South-West Face
Elijah's Coming Trad 150ft 2 1.3. East Face
The Waterchute Mixed 70ft, 1 1.3. East Face
5.10c ** Lower Right Ski Track Mixed 70ft, 1 1.1. North Face
* Billabong Mixed 3 1.2. South-West Face
Death By Misadventure Trad 1.2. South-West Face
* When Sheep Ran Scared Trad 120ft 1.2. South-West Face
Bongledesh Mixed 160ft, 2 1.3. East Face
Cole Slaw Trad 1.3. East Face
5.10 Intersection Boulder Left Unknown 1.4. Bouldering
Intersection Traverse Unknown 1.4. Bouldering
5.10d Shana Grant Sport 40ft, 4 1.3. East Face
5.10d A4 * Kool Aid Aid 150ft 1.1. North Face
5.11- Augie Problem Unknown 1.4. Bouldering
5.11a * Ignorant Photons From Pluto Trad 150ft 1.1. North Face
** Left Ski Track Trad 150ft 1.1. North Face
Traverse of No Return Mixed 2 1.2. South-West Face
Goldenbush Corner Trad 160ft 1.3. East Face
B1- Intersection Boulder Right Boulder 1.4. Bouldering
Rieder Problem Boulder 1.4. Bouldering
5.11c Fast Track Mixed 70ft, 1 1.1. North Face
B1 Anglo Saxaphonce Boulder 1.4. Bouldering
Sweetspot Boulder 1.4. Bouldering
5.11 Intersection Boulder Middle Unknown 1.4. Bouldering
5.11d * Huevos Mixed 7 1.1. North Face
* Trapeze Mixed 150ft, 4 1.1. North Face
Filet of Sole Mixed 160ft, 4 1.2. South-West Face
B1+ Mediteranean Sundance Boulder 1.4. Bouldering
5.12a Trapeze Center Trad 1.1. North Face
5.12c Trapeze Left Mixed 150ft, 6 1.1. North Face
A Question Of Masculinity Top rope 1.2. South-West Face