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Bend West

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Ambient Domain T 
Another One Bites the Dust T 
C.I.A. (Central Inquisition of Attitudes) S 
Cascade Curtain T 
Cruel Harvest T 
Hallowed Ground T 
House Rules S 
Private Passion T 
Pure Joy T 
Reckoning T 
Salmon Song T 
Sugar Kicks T 
Tiers T 
Tragically Hip S 
Treatment Bound T 
Zero Tolerance T 

Bend West Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The most popular area at the Bend, especially around Pure Joy (5.10c), where there are a dozen or so quality routes packed into a concentrated area. Some routes on the left are accessed from a ledge system.

Morning shade, comes into the sun by mid-afternoon.

Getting There 

Turn right upon reaching the crag and hike up the hill. To reach the Pure Joy area, take the final left-hand spur.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.7 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',3],['5.9',2],['5.10',8],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=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 Bend West

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bend West:
Another One Bites the Dust   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Tiers   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Salmon Song   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   
Reckoning   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Sugar Kicks   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Pure Joy   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad   
Tragically Hip   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 80'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Sugar Kicks, 5.10c

Sugar Kicks 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  WA : Tieton River : ... : Bend West
A beautiful finger crack of sustained 9+ to 10- climbing leads to a short, but stout, crux. Crux consists of thin and unstable jams with relatively bad feet. A key face hold off left helped me through it. If able to make the reach to the next good jam, this hold isn't necessary....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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By Bill Ballace
From: Pullman,WA
May 29, 2012
This part of the Bend is excellent!

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