Spinning Back Kick

Page Type Page Type: Route
Location Lat/Lon: 34.74470°N / 98.5317°W
Additional Information Route Type: Technical Rock Climb: Traditional
Additional Information Time Required: Less than two hours
Additional Information Difficulty: 5.6
Sign the Climber's Log


Drive up the Mt. Scott road to the summit parking lot. Park in the parking lot on the north side. Walk back down the mountain road for about 75 yards (count 25 guardrail posts from the top). The trail(?) scrambles down a ramp to the right (east) for 30 ft, then switches to the left and scrambles down another 50 ft to the bottom of the wall. The route starts under the only tree on the wall. Note the picture below for the route.

Route Description

Begin under the only tree on the wall. Watch out for poison ivy. Follow the crack through the dark water streak. Finish at a large ledge or continue up a crack onto the next ledge. Belay with gear at the top or move right and rap Foolish Behavior.

Click on this link for a topo of "Spinning Back Kick".

Andrew's Attitude: Route #4 (Click photo to enlarge)

Essential Gear

50 or 60 meter rope. Variety of sizes of pro.

Miscellaneous Info

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