The 700ft. tall Picnic Lunch Wall strikes a commanding pose over the Crooked River as one descends the trail down from the parking lot. The Picnic Lunch Wall is flanked by the Red Wall on the right and the Shiprock on the left.
Despite its height and presence, the rock quality is generally sub-par compared to other areas. Nonetheless, there are some quality climbs to be found. There are a handful of worthy multipitch routes although many are loose fright-fests.
Walk up the staircase at the end of the bridge. Well-maintained trails provide easy access to the wall.
Descend via the Misery Ridge trail.
Weather station 7.0 miles from here
16 Total Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Picnic Lunch Wall:
Honey Pot 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Free Lunch 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
PG13 Trad, 5 pitches, 350'
Featured Route For Picnic Lunch Wall
Appian Way 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a OR
: Smith Rock
: Picnic Lunch Wall
Appian Way has been described as a "cheap 5.12", as the crux of this route is before the first bolt and can be "toproped" as a part of the lead by stick-clipping the first bolt. The crux involves a series of strenuous overhung layback moves, moving through 3 separate "layback formations" before reaching easier ground. Knob and pocket moves in the 5.10 range finish the route but may feel harder than this if you have a pump from the crux moves. ...[more] Browse More Classics in OR
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Picnic Lunch wall is pretty big!