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(m) Smith Rock Group

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(m) Smith Rock Group Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 450'
Location: 44.36688, -121.14098 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Micah Klesick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Bryson Slothower on Mar 8, 2006
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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

76 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',35],['2 Stars',28],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',5],['5.8',7],['5.9',7],['5.10',27],['5.11',19],['5.12',5],['5.13',1],['>=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]

Classic Climbing Routes in (m) Smith Rock Group

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for (m) Smith Rock Group:
Sky Ridge   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, 3 pitches, 200'   (1) Northeast Face
Hissing Llamas   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   (3) Phoenix
Wherever I May Roam   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 5 pitches, 400'   (6) Northwest Face
Sunset Slab   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   (7) Flounder and Cod Rock
White Satin   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   (1) Northeast Face
Orion   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 85'   (1) Northeast Face
Phoenix   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   (3) Phoenix
Unforgiven Variation   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   (6) Northwest Face
JT's Route   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   (3) Phoenix
Leper Messiah   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   (1) Northeast Face
Lost in Space   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 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
The Struggle Within (Start)   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   (2) Llama Wall
Blackened   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 70'   (2) Llama Wall
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
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
Rock Climbing Photo: Jazmyn soaks up the exposure on Unforgiven

Unforgiven Variation 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  OR : Smith Rock : ... : (6) Northwest Face
Climb a fun lieback crack on a slightly overhangging wall above the 2nd pitch of Wherever I May Roam. Once you pull over the lip, the steepness eases but the fun continues. Follow the bolts up to the base of a very overhanging wall on good face holds. Watch out of loose rocks at the anchor. This is a variation just before the traverse 3rd pitch of Wherever I May Roam, if you continue up No Pain No Gain (5.11 overhanging tips crack) you will merge back to the 4th pitch anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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