(5) Southern Tip Rock Climbing
This is the Southern most part of the formation before the trail rounds the corner and heads back North towards Asterisk Pass. The most popular route in the area is Kunza Korner.
From the parking area hike down and across the bridge turn left, pass the dihedrals keep going past Pheonix, keep going. Follow the river South past a sea of chossy greenish rock until you reach the tip. There is a cave like feature at the Tip which offers rain protection and shade from the summer Sun.
Weather station 5.3 miles from here
10 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
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9999 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport, 50'
Featured Route For (5) Southern Tip
South Park 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a OR
: Smith Rock
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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