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(n) Snake Rock

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L to R R to L Alpha
A Desperate Man T 
Cling On T 
Don't Tread On Me S 
Don't tread on me finish S 
Hemp Liberation S 
Iguanas on Elm Street S 
Lords of Karma S 
Made in the Shade S 
Notice to Appear S 
Reptile T,TR 
Split Image S 

(n) Snake Rock Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: David Tvedt on Apr 13, 2006
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This West Side area has a classic arete (Split Image) and several other worthwhile routes. It has shade in the morning and sun in the afternoon. Made in the Shade (12c-sport) and the 1st pitch of Cling On (5.8-trad) stay in the shade all day long.

Getting There 

The most direct approach to the area is over Asterisk Pass and then veering right. Keep going along the trail next to the cliff. When you reach a 90 degree classic-looking arete (Split Image), you are in the center of the area . Alternative routes to the area are either over Misery Ridge and then go upriver (left) or go around the Southern Tip (downriver) and head up to Asterisk Pass and then to the Snake Rock area.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.9 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in (n) Snake Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for (n) Snake Rock:
Don't Tread On Me   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Reptile   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR   
Cling On   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches   
Iguanas on Elm Street   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport   
Hemp Liberation   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Lords of Karma   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 120'   
Split Image   5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Entering the crux on lords of karma

Lords of Karma 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  OR : Smith Rock : (n) Snake Rock
This stunning sport line climbs a water streak on widely varying terrain. It's almost as if someone took a stunning, old school line from CeĆ¼se or Verdon and plonked it on the Backside. This is a stout line, and it will test your head, stamina, and footwork.After climbing one of more sandbagged 5.10's in Smith, tricky crimping leads to arete where a rest can be found. A tricky clip and some intense pulling on side pulls and pockets leads to a dash to the next clipping stance. Rest here and ...[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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