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Description 

The Shipwreck wall is the prominent East face that lies perpendicular to the river on the East ship. It's home to a handful of decent and moderate single-pitch routes.

Also included in this area is the River Face which, as the name implies, is the face just down and around the corner from the Shipwreck wall facing the river.


Getting There 

From the bridge walk left along the main path around the dark Shiprock. The Shipwreck Wall is the prominent face on the East Ship outcrop.


16 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['5.11',5],['5.12',5],['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 Shipwreck Wall:
Voyage of the Cowdog   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport, 3 pitches, 260'   
Slab Happy   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Fish N' Chips   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
More Sandy than Kevin   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Blue Light Special   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   
Riptide   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Sport, 50'   
Purple Aces   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Bolt From the Blue   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
Liquid Jade   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Tsunami   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Voyage of the Cowdog 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c  OR : Smith Rock : Shipwreck 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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