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Elevation: 2,866 ft 874 m
GPS: 44.36445, -121.1482
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Shared By: Bryson Slothower on May 2, 2006
Admins: Kevin Piarulli, Micah Klesick, Nate Ball
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The Northwest side of the Smith Rock Group is home to some long forgotten relics from eras past and to some heavily traveled newer routes. The formation itself is impressive being one of Smith's larger walls but unfortunately the rock quality is not so stellar. Many new routes have gone up in this area, most notably Wherever I May Roam.

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Go over Asterisk Pass and turn left, walk a couple hundred feet and you're there.

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Location: (6) Northwest Face Change
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Classic Climbing Routes at Northwest Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 76
Bits and Pieces
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 112
Chalk Wave
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 87
Adventurous 9904
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 38
Elbow Therapy
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 953
Wherever I May Roam
Sport 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 112
Stained
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 22
Happy Campers
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
Earthtone
Trad 3 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 60
Chalk Therapy
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 13
Unforgiven Variation
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 38
Fall For Anything
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 75
Thieves Like Us
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 8
Pony Up
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 11
Cryptesthesia
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 27
Pocket Pool
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Bits and Pieces
 76
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Sport
Chalk Wave
 112
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Adventurous 9904
 87
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Elbow Therapy
 38
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Wherever I May Roam
 953
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 5 pitches
Stained
 112
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Happy Campers
 22
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Earthtone
 6
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Chalk Therapy
 60
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Unforgiven Variation
 13
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Fall For Anything
 38
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Thieves Like Us
 75
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Pony Up
 8
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Cryptesthesia
 11
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Pocket Pool
 27
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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