Elevation: 4,100 ft
GPS: 43.986, -122.299 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Karsten Duncan on Feb 12, 2006
Admins: Kristy Tippey, Nate Ball, Micah Klesick

Description

Flagstone is a beautiful rock found just off a forest service backroad in the Oregon wilderness. Originally discovered in the mid 1980's, this crag remained a "locals only" crag for many years, but has since transitioned into being a popular destination within the Willamette Valley region.

The rock has three aspects facing North, East, and West. A trail skirts the entire rock and can be used as a walk-off descent from the top. The rock is andesite and of high quality. The best climbs combine friction, edges, and balance together on dark grey rock. At times the place can be secluded and other times you'll feel cramped. Since it is a small place be courteous.

Getting There

From I-5 and Eugene take highway 126 east for about 31.8 miles from beginning of highway (126 and bob straub in Thurston). Really watch the odometer and look for a sign on the right for Quartz Creek Road. Turn onto a narrow road and go over a narrow bridge. This road becomes a forest road #2618. Enjoy viewing clearcuts for the next 14.5 miles and taking a right fork at milepost 11, a left fork at milepost 13. At the junction of 2618 and 350 stay right for another 1/8th of a mile and park in a pullout on the right side of the road. The crag is up and to the left.

Although somewhat obscured from the road there is a climbers trail that leads past a message board and up to the crag (5min)

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Classic Climbing Routes at Flagstone

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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 30
Acne Problem
Sport 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 21
Toy Box
Sport 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 23
High Noon
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 11
Scarface
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 53
Hydrotube
Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 20
Deep Pockets
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 11
Northern Lights
Sport 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 10
Paradicey
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 18
Morning Desire
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 14
Games Without Frontiers
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 17
Walt's Wall
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 8
Understanding Pinches
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 5
Harp of Stone
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 5
Shingles
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 12
Joy Luck Club
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Acne Problem Hydrotube Area
 30
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport 2 pitches
Toy Box NW Corner
 21
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport 3 pitches
High Noon Walts Wall
 23
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Scarface Hydrotube Area
 11
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Hydrotube Hydrotube Area
 53
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 2 pitches
Deep Pockets Walts Wall
 20
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Northern Lights NW Corner
 11
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 2 pitches
Paradicey Walts Wall
 10
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Morning Desire Walts Wall
 18
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Games Without Frontiers Hydrotube Area
 14
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Walt's Wall Walts Wall
 17
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Understanding Pinches Walts Wall
 8
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Harp of Stone Walts Wall
 5
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Shingles Hydrotube Area
 5
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Joy Luck Club N Wall
 12
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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