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(1) North Face

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Cindyrella T,S 
Dark Tower S 
Frodo's Journey S 
Gandalf's Grip T 
GandalfÂ’s Peach T 
Peach Cling T 
Pipen's Direct T 
Risky Business T,S 
Skullduggery  T 
Traffic Court T 

(1) North Face Rock Climbing 


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Location: 45.5409, -122.37723 View Map  Incorrect?
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Eric Schnepel on the low roof of Dark Tower. flic...

Description 

This is the face that is visible from the highway. It contains the classic Gandalf's Grip and others.

Getting There 

Turn left at the main trail and walk around the corner at Hanging Gardens area. The next wall you reach...

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.4 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',4],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',2],['5.13',1],['>=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]

Classic Climbing Routes in (1) North Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for (1) North Face:
Traffic Court   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 42'   
Gandalf's Grip   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 200'   
Frodo's Journey   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
Peach Cling   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13     Trad, 2 pitches, 150'   
Cindyrella   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Dark Tower   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 102'   
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Featured Route For (1) North Face
Rock Climbing Photo: Kathryn on pitch 1 just before sunset.

Gandalf's Grip 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  OR : Portland & The Gorge : ... : (1) North Face
This stunning line is one of the longest and best climbs at Broughton. The climb is on the north face, facing the Columbia river and can be seen from highway 84. It is usually done in 3 pitches but can be done as one pitch with a 60m rope if long runners are used.Pitch 1: 5.9 The climb starts up a steep crack and then angles left onto the face through a few bolts. Continue up through a small roof (crux) and onto an angled ledge and a 3 bolt belay. Pitch 2: 5.8 Continue up a right facing dih...[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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