Shirley leading Cruel Sister.
Just upstream from the Wildfire Wall lies this fantastic line of columns. The narrow approach (aka The Catwalk) is just above the river. The cracks here are remarkably good and would be worth a weekend trip unto themselves.
Follow the trail upstream from the Wildfire Wall along the narrow catwalk.
Weather station 7.1 miles from here
23 Total Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Catwalk Cliff:
Quasar 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Blood Clot 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Rising Star 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Last Chance 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Prometheus 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
The Pearl 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 95'
Catalyst 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Featured Route For Catwalk Cliff
Cruel Sister 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a OR
: Smith Rock
: ... : Catwalk Cliff
This is one of the Mega-classics of the gorge and Smith. It is one of the finest handcracks you'll ever do. The crack starts as tight hands and gradually widens to fists at the top. Easily the most popular climb in the gorge be prepared to wait for this climb on nice days. Still, the wait is worth it!!!...[more] Browse More Classics in OR
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