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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.


26 Total Routes


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['<=5.6',2],['5.7',1],['5.8',5],['5.9',2],['5.10',12],['5.11',4],['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:
Super Slab   5.6 4c 14 V S 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 450'   
Moscow   5.6 4c 14 V S 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 300'   
Amphetamine Grip   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b R     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
Papillion   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport   
Peking   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 300'   
Chouinard's Crack (1st Half Pitch of Peking)   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
Flex   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   
Dirty Pinkos   5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a     Sport, 4 pitches   
Finger Puppet   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 40'   
Bill's Flake   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Dances with Clams   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Lets Face It   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport   
Animal Farm   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Orgasmophoria   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   
Phantasmagoria   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Bay of Pigs   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 180'   
Fingers of Fate   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
Ride The Lightning   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   
Gulag Archipelago   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a     Sport, 4 pitches, 380'   
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Raluca Negru styles the finishing moves on Super Slab.

Super Slab 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b  OR : Smith Rock : Red Wall
One of the finest 5.6's you'll ever do. The climbing is fantastic and the position is amazing. The first and last pitches can be rope stretchers.Pitch 1: 5.6 This climb begins up a left facing dihedral/ramp. Follow the crack occasionally using face holds to a ledge and bolted anchors. Pitch 2: Take a tenuous traverse left. Be careful to protect for the second here. Take this short pitch to a ledge that is almost parallel to the last belay. Natural anchor takes .5 to 1 inch Pitch 3: Use...[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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