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Orange Sunshine area

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Cactus Love T 
Columns Holiday T,S 
Cross-eyed and Painless T 
Cutting Edge, The T 
Dancing Madly Backwards S 
Developing Arms T 
Entrance Exam T 
Jam Exam T 
Morning After S 
Orange Sunshine T 
Paul Maul T 
Price of Complacency, The S 
Serpent T 
Solar King T 
Stress Management S 
Thriller Pillar S 
Western Front T 
X-Factor T 

Orange Sunshine area  

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The Orange Sunshine area is the first part of the cliff you reach from the trail. There are a number of fine cracks and sport routes. The tan, mostly lichen free rock lends a warm, friendly ambience to the area. In mild years, the wall offers good winter climbing.

Getting There 

Hike to the cliff.

Climbing Season

Weather station 10.9 miles from here

18 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Orange Sunshine area:
Western Front   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
The Cutting Edge   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
X-Factor   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Developing Arms   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Cross-eyed and Painless   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Jam Exam   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Thriller Pillar   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 70'   
Cactus Love   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 70'   
Stress Management   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Orange Sunshine   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Columns Holiday   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 70'   
Paul Maul   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Solar King   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
The Price of Complacency   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Orange Sunshine area
Orange Sunshine.

Orange Sunshine 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  WA : Tieton River : ... : Orange Sunshine area
Orange Sunshine hooked me on climbing. Of course, I'd already been playing with the hook; I'd blown off much of my senior year of college bouldering at the UW Rock. But on a warm summer evening in 1986, I discovered there was more to climbing than contriving moves on concrete. The rock was bathed in the light of an amazing sunset. Orange lichen glowed around the splitter sweep of the crack. The sound of the river and the strong scent of sagebrush carried up from the canyon below. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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By Jason Curtis
Jul 27, 2015
beware encountered a rattlesnake on Saturday that seems to live under the columns at the start of Jam Exam. It's hidden under the columns except when it comes out for sun/hunting. Be cautious when entering that area, starting climbs, and lowering down.
The snake did not have a fully-developed rattle so it may strike without warning.
rattlesnake under start of Jam Exam @Royal Columns...
rattlesnake under start of Jam Exam @Royal Columns, Tieton
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