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(3) Snake Wall

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Eight Is Enough T 
Opdyke's Crack T 
Party At The Moon Tower S 
Snake Face T,S 
Snake Roof T 
Vicious S 

(3) Snake Wall  


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Location: 45.5672, -122.2077 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The third area if entering from the west, starting just past the rock tower. Approximately 8 climbs ranging from 5.8 to 5.11A. The wall is distinguished by 2 large roofs above and to the right of the rock tower. Several routes here are partially bolted, but require some gear placement. Some pure trad climbs as well.

Getting There 

If approaching from the west, take the third side trail towards the rock. This will be just past the rock tower/"Middle Earth." The two large roofs above and to the right of the rock tower help distinguish it. Some climbs start from a ledge up and to the right of the belay platform for Snake Face/Snake Roof. It's a 4th class scramble to the start of these climbs and you may want to build a belay anchor with some gear for these. Approximately 5 - 10 min from the west parking area. Trail may be very slippery if wet/muddy.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.6 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',2],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['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 (3) Snake Wall:
Snake Face   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport   
Opdyke's Crack   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 70'   
Party At The Moon Tower   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 60'   
Snake Roof   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   
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Vicious 5.11a

Vicious 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  WA : Southwest Cascades : ... : (3) Snake Wall
Bolt line to the left of Opdyke's dihedral. Ascend the small gully and stay close to the arete. Climb the arete through side pulls and pockets. Crux is surmounting the flat ledge. Finish on anchors for snake roof or Opdyke's....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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