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(m) Smith Rock Group  


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Elevation: 450'
Location: 44.36688, -121.14098 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This is a massive chunk of rock South of Asterisk Pass. One of the tallest portions of rock in the park, it host a fine collection of old school and modern multi-pitch climbs. There has been a fair amount of route development here in the past several years. The crag is logically broken into several different sections, from the east side from Asterisk Pass to around the corner to the west side at the base of opposite side of Asterisk Pass.

Getting There 

Depends greatly on what you want to climb.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.9 miles from here

63 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',28],['2 Stars',28],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',5],['5.8',6],['5.9',6],['5.10',22],['5.11',17],['5.12',3],['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 (m) Smith Rock Group:
Chalk Wave   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch   (6) Northwest Face
Hissing Llamas   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   (3) Phoenix
Sky Ridge   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, 3 pitches, 200'   (1) Northeast Face
Sunset Slab   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   (7) Flounder and Cod Rock
Wherever I May Roam   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 5 pitches, 400'   (6) Northwest Face
White Satin   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   (1) Northeast Face
Snibble Tower   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1     Trad, Aid, 5 pitches, 500'   (1) Northeast Face
Phoenix   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   (3) Phoenix
JT's Route   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   (3) Phoenix
Lost in Space   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 4 pitches, 400'   (1) Northeast Face
Llama Enlightenment   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   (2) Llama Wall
Kunza Korner   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   (5) Southern Tip
Fred On Air   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   (3) Phoenix
Entering Relativity   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   (2) Llama Wall
License To Bolt   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   (3) Phoenix
Season's Change   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 6 pitches, 400'   (1) Northeast Face
American Nirvana   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   (2) Llama Wall
The Struggle Within   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 4 pitches, 500'   (1) Northeast Face
Blackened   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   (2) Llama Wall
Freedom's Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, 5 pitches, 600'   (1) Northeast Face
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Featured Route For (m) Smith Rock Group
the route follows the arete left of the corner

South Park 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  OR : Smith Rock : ... : (5) Southern Tip
Great arete climb away from the hordes. Shares the same start as Wave of Bliss but stays on the arete.The first bolt is about 15' up the arete followed by another bolt, then a piton. Once past the piton the climbing becomes much more difficult but well protected. Technical arete climbing on crimps and smears lead to slightly easier ground just below the anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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