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
17 Total Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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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'
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Voyage of the Cowdog 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c OR
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: (a) Picnic Lunch Wall
Pitch one starts at the top of the gully separating the table scraps wall from ship rock. Climb an easy slab that wanders right into a steepening water groove and exit onto the ridge through a shallow chimney (5.8). Pitch two consists of basically moving the belay 60' up the scenic ridge to the base of the final pitch (5.5). Pitch three is the money pitch that justifies the mediocre 1st and 2nd pitch. Climb the airy slab through several steep bulges to a crux high step with entire height of ...[more] Browse More Classics in OR
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Picnic Lunch wall is pretty big!