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The Rope de Dope Block is a solitary cube approximately 40ft. high that sits at the bottom of the hillside across the river from the main frontside climbing at Smith.
Take the main trail down from the parking lot, but before crossing the bridge over the river, find the trail leading to the left. Walk a few hundred yards to the block. A convenient trail also leads directly from the camping area to the Rope de Dope block.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Rope de Dope Block:
Mini Bender 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Sport, 50'
Low Blow 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 35'
Sting Like a Bee 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Sport, 60'
Float Like a Butterfly 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Morgantown 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Featured Route For Rope de Dope Block
Shamu 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a OR : Smith Rock : Rope de Dope Block
Tricky and strenuous moves highlight this climb. Given 5.8 in the 1992 guide, this route was listed at 5.9 in a posting by Alan Watts on crag.com back in 1999. A fun, short route that I'd give at the low end of 3 stars....[more] Browse More Classics in OR
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