Mattyg leading Phoenix. (Note that he chose to no...
This east facing wall is a popular locale on warmer days as it becomes shaded around noon. Previously routes were constricted to the area around the classic Phoenix (10.a). In the last few years however there has been a flurry of development in this area and between Phoenix and Asterik pass.
The rock here ranges from choss to a high quality dark red tuff.
Continue on the river path past the trails leading up to the dihedrals and asterik pass. As the trail turns south look for a climbers trail up to the right (west) leading up to the reddish colored rock.
Weather station 6.9 miles from here
8 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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Phoenix 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
JT's Route 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Fred On Air 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
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JT's Route 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b OR
: Smith Rock
A very popular route at Phoenix Buttress. Easy starting moves becoming increasingly challenging as you move up the shallow dihedral. The difficulties culminate in the crux move navigating the bulge onto the slab finish....[more] Browse More Classics in OR
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