Elevation: 90 ft
GPS: 44.372, -121.134 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Bryson Slothower on Mar 7, 2006
Admins: Kevin MP, Nate Ball, Micah Klesick
Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Nesting Closures Details

Description

The areas that line the top of the canyon above the Lower Gorge and below all the tuff hold a few gems. These areas are usually only climbed by classes looking to set up top ropes but there are also some great leads to be had. The area consists of The Practice Area, The Northern Point, and The Student Wall

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on the rim of the basalt canyons.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Basalt Rimrock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 28
Handy Man
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 21
Thumper
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 11
Virgin Slayer
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 20
Burn Baby, Burn
Trad, TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 35
Llamas on the Lam
Sport, TR
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 24
If I Ran the Circus
Trad, TR
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 29
Metamorphic Dawning
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 82
Woman In The Meadow
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 30
Limbo
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 20
Jungle Fever
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 21
Drilling Zona
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 10
Embryonic
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 45
Torrid Zone
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 11
Shiva
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 7
The Heathen
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Handy Man Northern Point > Right Side
 28
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Thumper Northern Point > Right Center
 21
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Virgin Slayer Student Wall > Textbooks
 11
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Burn Baby, Burn Northern Point > Left Side
 20
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, TR
Llamas on the Lam Northern Point > Right Side
 35
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, TR
If I Ran the Circus Northern Point > Left Side
 24
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, TR
Metamorphic Dawning Northern Point > Left Side
 29
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Woman In The Meadow Northern Point > Left Side
 82
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Limbo Northern Point > Left Side
 30
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Jungle Fever Northern Point > Left Side
 20
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Drilling Zona Student Wall > Reproductive Wall
 21
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Embryonic Student Wall > Reproductive Wall
 10
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Torrid Zone Northern Point > Left Side
 45
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Shiva Northern Point > Left Side
 11
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
The Heathen Northern Point > Left Side
 7
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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