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Elevation: 450'
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Submitted By: Bryson Slothower on Mar 8, 2006
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Description 

There are a few good routes that climb the impressive East Face. Some sections of the wall are plagued by bad rock but some sections are spectacular.


Getting There 

for some routes traverse across from the pass, others begin near the middle of the face.


Climbing Season


3 Total Routes


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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for East Face:
White Satin   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   
Sniffle Tower   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1     Trad, Aid, 5 pitches, 500'   
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Featured Route For East Face
My wife belaying me up Condor (crux of route shown).  The bolted seam to the right is Blackened (I think).  Photo taken March 2008 by our friend Jason H.  All the big stuff was not needed!

Condor 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  OR : Smith Rock : ... : East Face
This is a decent (gets 2 out of 4 stars in Watts' guidebook) traditional route in a sea of new bolted lines. As such, I don't think it sees much traffic. Though there is some loose rock on it, the hard climbing is all done on solid stone and with good pro.Climb the right hand of two cracks (sharp finger locks & likely the crux of route) to roof with a nice hand crack through it. Pull the roof and move up onto a ledge system (1 old bolt). Scramble 10 feet up and follow the left side squeeze c...[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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