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Pine Creek

Oregon > Northeast Oregon

Description

high north facing crag in the elkhorn mountains of north eastern oregon. the rock climbing is on bullet limestone- awesome waterice in the basin during winter.

Getting There

from haines oregon head west to pocohantas lane. turn south to ben dier road. turn towards the range and turn left onto upper pine creek road. follow this high clearance boulder track seven miles. try not to get stuck it is 5.11 4 wheeling!

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New years day 2013 and a first ascent of this WI6 pillar. Hopefully this route will form again as it has never been seen before this year.
[Hide Photo] New years day 2013 and a first ascent of this WI6 pillar. Hopefully this route will form again as it has never been seen before this year.
JP heading right up the gun barrel. Low avvy today!
[Hide Photo] JP heading right up the gun barrel. Low avvy today!
Pine creek in fat conditions, January 2011.
[Hide Photo] Pine creek in fat conditions, January 2011.
Taking in "open cockpit" another pine creek classic.
[Hide Photo] Taking in "open cockpit" another pine creek classic.
Open cockpit is a classic WI5.
[Hide Photo] Open cockpit is a classic WI5.
Climbing "charcoal" classy route in pine creek.
[Hide Photo] Climbing "charcoal" classy route in pine creek.
Pine creek ice
[Hide Photo] Pine creek ice
mark hauter climbing up pine creek on a good wi3 m4 pitch in winter 05.
[Hide Photo] mark hauter climbing up pine creek on a good wi3 m4 pitch in winter 05.
jon powell freeing the 5.11b second pitch.
[Hide Photo] jon powell freeing the 5.11b second pitch.
rapping in
[Hide Photo] rapping in