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Smith Rock Group 


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Elevation: 450'
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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 multipitch climbs. There has been a fair amount of route development here in the past several years. The crag is logicaly broken into several different sections, East Face routes (White Satin), Northeast Face (Sky Ridge), Phoenix Buttress (described as it's own area on this site), The Southern Tip (Kunza Korner), The Northwest Face (Cull's in Space), Cod Rock (Sunset Slab) and The West Face (Wherever I May Roam).


Getting There 

Depends greatly on what you want to climb.


53 Total Routes


['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',23],['2 Stars',23],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',5],['5.8',5],['5.9',8],['5.10',16],['5.11',13],['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 Smith Rock Group:
Sky Chimney   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad   Northeast Face
Adventurous 9904   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   Northwest Face
Chalk Wave   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch   Northwest Face
Sky Ridge   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, 3 pitches, 200'   Northeast Face
Wherever I May Roam   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 5 pitches, 400'   Northwest Face
White Satin   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches   Northeast Face
Sunset Slab   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   Cod Rock
White Satin   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   East Face
Sniffle Tower   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1     Trad, Aid, 5 pitches, 500'   East Face
Lost in Space   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 4 pitches, 400'   Northeast Face
Kunza Korner   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   Southern Tip
Llama Enlightenment   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   Llama Wall
Thieves Like Us   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   Northwest Face
European vacation   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R     Trad, 8 pitches, 600'   Northeast Face
Entering Relativity   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Llama Wall
Season's Change   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 6 pitches, 400'   Northeast Face
Eye of the Beholder   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   Llama Wall
American Nirvana   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Llama Wall
Blackened   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   Llama Wall
Freedom's Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose (aka Freedom)   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, Sport, 5 pitches, 600'   Northeast Face
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Kunza Korner with climber at anchor

Kunza Korner 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  OR : Smith Rock : ... : Southern Tip
I would have to konsider Kunza Korner one of the best klimbs in the park! Worth the hike for sure.Start just left of the cave and follow the corner to an anchor just below the roof.Things start out pretty easy and build slowly as you ascend. The crux is thin and involves some face holds. You can sew the crux up with small stoppers but they are small so place a few....[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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