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Elevation: 2,647 ft
GPS: 44.36563, -121.14334
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The Rope de Dope Block is a solitary cube approximately 40ft. high that sits at the bottom of the hillside across the river from the main frontside climbing at Smith.

Often used by climbing schools, boy scout groups, and beginners, the Block provides easy access to a handful of fun topropes and easy leads.

A short bouldery scramble on the back side of the block is the best means for getting to the top to set up a top rope.

Getting There Suggest change

Take the main trail down from the parking lot, but before crossing the bridge over the river, find the trail leading to the left. Walk a few hundred yards to the block. A convenient trail also leads directly from the camping area to the Rope de Dope block.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Rope de Dope Block

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 126
Rope de Dope Crack
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 212
Shamu
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 183
Mini Bender
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 178
Immortal Beloved
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 102
Sleepy Town
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 191
Low Blow
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 38
Unknown
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 164
Float Like a Butterfly
Sport, TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 159
Morgantown
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 124
Sting Like a Bee
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Rope de Dope Crack
 126
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Shamu
 212
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Mini Bender
 183
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Immortal Beloved
 178
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Sleepy Town
 102
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Low Blow
 191
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Unknown
 38
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Float Like a Butterfly
 164
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, TR
Morgantown
 159
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Sting Like a Bee
 124
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
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