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Koala Rock

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Koala Rock 


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Submitted By: Bryson Slothower on Mar 3, 2006
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Description 

High concentration of 1 to 4 pitch routes in the 5.5 to 11+ range including a number of recent additions. Good place to take the dogs.


Getting There 

follow the direction given for Marsupials, leave the road and follow a climbers path to the base.


Climbing Season


21 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',7],['5.11',5],['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 Koala Rock:
Round River   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Sport, 3 pitches, 250'   
Round Here   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Round There   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Round River Direct   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Suck my Kiss   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport   
Thin Air   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 3 pitches, 200'   
Ryan's Arete   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 75'   
Buffalo Power   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
Cool Air   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
To Live is to Die   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 80'   
King of Pain   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Thin Air 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  OR : Smith Rock : ... : Koala Rock
Great 5.10 multi pitch! 1st pitch requires gear and the rest is bolted. Where the trail meets the crag you will be at the base of the climb.Pitch 1:Follow thin crack up to a bulge. Pull the bulge and follow the crack/face above to a bolted anchor. (5.9 120 ft.)Pitch 2: Crack through some bulges on excellent rock up and right to another bolted anchor. (5.10a 60 ft.)Pitch 3: Finesse a step bulge just above the anchor then wander up and right to another bulge. Above the last bulge climb huge holds ...[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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Koala and the rest of the Marsupials
BETA PHOTO: Koala and the rest of the Marsupials
East side of Koala Rock
BETA PHOTO: East side of Koala Rock
Southern face of Koala Rock showing off the beautiful setting of the Marsupials. Worth the hike!
Southern face of Koala Rock showing off the beauti...
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