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Bend Center

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Blue Wind T 
Community Project T 
Ed's Jam T 
Introductory Offer T 
Local Knowledge T 
Peace, Love and Rope T 
Riptide T 
Seizure T 

Bend Center  

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The tallest section of cliff, reached first by the trail. Features some two-pitch routes on the left side that start from the base, and some long single-pitch routes on the right side that start off a prominent ledge system.

Getting There 

When you reach the crag, turn right. For the left side routes (e.g., Local Knowledge), take a left-hand spur almost immediately to reach the cliff base. For the right side routes (e.g., Ed's Jam), continue on the main trail until you reach a left-hand spur that leads to a ramp. The ramp gains the prominent ledge (scramble, with maybe a 5.0 move).

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.7 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Bend Center:
Ed's Jam   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches   
Introductory Offer   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
MX   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 210'   
Local Knowledge   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
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Featured Route For Bend Center
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Ed's Jam 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  WA : Tieton River : ... : Bend Center
The first pitch (5.2) follows the ramp on the far right of The Bend center area to a belay ledge beneath a tree ~15 feet above. Second pitch (5.8) goes up the crack just left of the tree and then moves left to hand crack for another ~55 feet....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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By Micah Klesick
From: Vancouver, WA
Nov 12, 2014
Routes sorted correctly
By davidbr
May 19, 2015
The offwidth between Seizure and MX (directly below the rap' station for MX)is a really nice climb. It takes a variety of gear, but the meat of it is #5 and #6 size. It's around 5.8.
By geoff georges
From: Seattle, Wa.
Jul 27, 2015
we did the newly cleaned route on left side of Amigos and ta ta's. has bolt where you go on left side of roof, very good crack, maybe 5.9. Whoever is cleaning this give it a name here on MP.
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