This is what the Lower Gorge is all about. A quick glance to your left tells the whole story: look at all those stars! Mega-classics like Wildfire
(5.10b), On The Road
(5.11a), Pure Palm
(5.11a), and others are not to be missed. No trip to Smith is truly complete without a visit here.
Continue walking past the small Parched Cat cliff.
Weather station 7.1 miles from here
21 Total Routes
['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Wildfire Wall:
Mad Man 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR, 70'
Gruff 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Titus 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Rim Job 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Wildfire 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Soft Touch 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
On The Road 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Pure Palm 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 80'
Crime Wave 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
White Trash 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Featured Route For Wildfire Wall
Lion of Judah 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a OR
: Smith Rock
: ... : Wildfire Wall
This colorful route had fallen dusty by the time we had found it. Our start was essentially right between the two noted in Watts's Guidebook, about 3 ft left of first bolt. Head up to a lieback feature, which can be chimneyed. Good edges pull onto the first face until bolt 3 or 4, where a strenuous mantel allows you to traverse right into the corner. If you can get through the first few moves in the corner it gets progressively easier finishing on fantastic patina-like jugs. Like any true 11d ...[more] Browse More Classics in OR
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