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A Stroke of Brilliance T,S 
Amphetamine Grip T 
Animal Farm S 
Bay of Pigs S 
Bill's Flake T 
Breakdown in Paradise S 
Chairman Mao's Little Red Book T 
Chouinard's Crack (1st Half Pitch of Peking) T,TR 
Commie Pinkos S 
Dances with Clams S 
Dirty Pinkos S 
Finger Puppet S 
Fingers of Fate T 
Flex T 
Gulag Archipelago S 
I Almost Died T 
Lets Face It S 
Moscow T 
Orgasmophoria S 
Papillion S 
Peking T 
Phantasmagoria S 
Pop Art S 
Ride The Lightning S 
Sole Survivor S 
Straight Outta' Peking S 
Super Slab T 
Titanium Jag T 

Red Wall  


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Description 

The Red Wall has some of Smith's best multipitch moderates as well as a few classic tuft crimpfests. It is east facing and gets morning sun. The rock quality is generally good for Smith.

Getting There 

To approach cross the bridge and follow the trail up and right (north) until you get to the reddish colored rock. Allow 30 minutes from the car.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.1 miles from here

28 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',1],['5.8',5],['5.9',2],['5.10',13],['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 Red Wall:
Moscow   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 300'   
Super Slab   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 450'   
Amphetamine Grip   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
Papillion   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport   
Peking   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 300'   
Commie Pinkos   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Chouinard's Crack (1st Half Pitch of Peking)   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
Flex   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   
Dirty Pinkos   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 4 pitches   
Finger Puppet   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 40'   
Lets Face It   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   
Dances with Clams   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Orgasmophoria   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   
Phantasmagoria   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Bay of Pigs   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 180'   
Fingers of Fate   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
Chairman Mao's Little Red Book   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 100'   
Ride The Lightning   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   
Sole Survivor   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Gulag Archipelago   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 4 pitches, 380'   
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Featured Route For Red Wall
First pitch of Gulag Archipeligo.    Josh on Route...

Gulag Archipelago 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a  OR : Smith Rock : Red Wall
1st pitch crux comes low(11a). 2nd pitch (11c/d) enjoyable moves on nice rock stays with you to the ledge. 3rd pitch waterstreak has 10d move at bulge. The 4th(9) climbs big holds to the top. Scramble into left gully to rap from pitch 4 or descend misery Ridge.Over-all a fun climb on good rock with great position....[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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Paper Tiger - view down from near the top.
Paper Tiger - view down from near the top.
Shattered Amphitheter between Super Slab and Papil...
Shattered Amphitheter between Super Slab and Papil...

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By Ben Dubs
May 30, 2014
Would totally recommend wearing a helmet in this area. Or always when standing under a route. In 2 days I saw 2 separate rock fall incidents last weekene, 1 of which would have absolutely killed a woman and an man with his dog if not for missing by a few feet. All melon sized rock.