(3) Tail and Opossum Rock Climbing
The Opossum is the highest of the Marsupial formations that are in line with Brogan Spire, and the Tail sits just below it. The Wombat looms above them.
These formations are notable for their remarkable position, but not for the routes that they hold. To date, few lines reach the summits, although there is certainly potential for more. Perhaps they will even be good, as the rock is not uniformly atrocious.
These formations are easily recognized from vantage points all around. They are directly uphill and in line with Brogan Spire, in the Marsupial Crags.
Climbing Season For the (x) The Marsupials area.
Weather station 7.1 miles from here
1 Total Climbing Routes
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Classic Climbing Routes in (3) Tail and Opossum
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for (3) Tail and Opossum:
Featured Route For (3) Tail and Opossum
Living Blindly 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b OR
: Smith Rock
: ... : (3) Tail and Opossum
Living Blindly is surprisingly good, considering its obscurity and location (One does not usually think of good routes on the Opossum or Tail). The moves are fun, the bolts are generously placed, and the rock is almost entirely solid. It even looks cool as you approach it and work your way through it. It's long, and provides satisfaction when you gain a couple of awesome summits that are rarely gained otherwise. As long as you're up there, I would highly recommend summiting both the Tail and ...[more] Browse More Classics in OR
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