Elevation: 789 ft
GPS: 44.44109, -122.57453
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Description

Known to Willamette Valley locals for years, The Garden is one of the state's best bouldering areas. Tucked away in the forest near Sweet Home are a few collections of gigantic boulders with many great problems.

The area is generally separated into two areas: the main area and the Armageddon area. There is some sport climbing here as well on a few 30-50ft. cliffs.

The rock in this area is generally quite good. There are lots of slopers and the problems are similar to those found up at Squamish. The cruxes of the problems tend to come towards the top due to the sloping rounded nature of many of the boulders.

Getting There

Drive 3.4 miles down Quratzville Rd from the Junction with 20. You will pass several forest roads on the left just before you come to the boulders. The Boulders will be somewhat hidden in trees on your left. There is a large opening about 100 yards past them with a cliff at the back of it to indicate you have gone to far. A pullout on the right about 100 yards before the boulders is the best parking. Please park completely off of the road. The trail leaves Quartzville Rd just below the boulders and is fairly obvious.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Garden

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V1 5
 28
Gumby Slab
Boulder
V1 5
 27
Leave it to Jesus
Boulder
V3-4 6A+
 26
Swollen Member
Boulder
V5 6C
 33
The Siren
Boulder
V7 7A+
 35
Octernal
Boulder
V8- 7B R
 3
Trust Issues
Boulder
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 33
Community
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 35
A Garden Called Peace
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 28
Slithering Skink
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 30
My Secret Garden
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 24
The Scorpion Hitchhikers Toilet…
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 18
The Seraphim Nachash
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 17
Daring to Fly
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 24
Fight Club (Round Two)
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 7
My Empire of Dirt
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Gumby Slab Garden Boulders > Azain Boulder
 28
V1 5 Boulder
Leave it to Jesus Garden Boulders > Meth Lab Boulder
 27
V1 5 Boulder
Swollen Member Garden Boulders > Meth Lab Boulder
 26
V3-4 6A+ Boulder
The Siren Garden Boulders > Azain Boulder
 33
V5 6C Boulder
Octernal Garden Boulders > Meth Lab Boulder
 35
V7 7A+ Boulder
Trust Issues Garden Boulders > Meth Lab Boulder
 3
V8- 7B R Boulder
Community Garden Cliffs
 33
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
A Garden Called Peace Garden Cliffs
 35
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Slithering Skink Garden Cliffs
 28
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
My Secret Garden Garden Cliffs
 30
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
The Scorpion Hitchhikers To… Garden Cliffs
 24
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
The Seraphim Nachash Garden Cliffs
 18
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Daring to Fly Garden Cliffs
 17
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Fight Club (Round Two) Garden Cliffs
 24
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
My Empire of Dirt Garden Cliffs
 7
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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