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Orgy T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Running on Empty T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
West Face T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Elevation: 7,422 ft
GPS: 32.368, -106.583 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: Aaron Hobson on Mar 22, 2007
Admins: Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski
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Description

The twin to Lesser Spire, ORP hosts a handful of poorly documented climbs and plenty of room for exploration. Part steep walls of bomber stone, part blocky meandering, and part flaky dirty granite, it's name reflects the ambiguous disrespect that early climbers felt towards it, "Old Raunchy Penis". Despite this unflattering name, you will find good 3-4 pitch climbs here, with options for sun or shade depending on the season.
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Getting There

ORP shares the same approach as Lesser Spire, easy by Organ mtn standards. Descent can be made by walking off the south-east flank, or by finding scattered rappel stations consisting of manky slings tied around suspicious blocks.

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
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Orgy 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 5 pitches
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Aaron Hobson
Clinton, TN
Aaron Hobson   Clinton, TN  
I think what Bob describes above is what i was calling the SE flank walk-off. there may have been a little scramble/traverse to get south the to the gully, but if I recall you can avoid an exposed move by doing a short but less exposed boulder problem. Sep 20, 2011
We had a hard time finding the SE Flank walk off. Ended up doing an exposed traverse (roped), then descending the next gully south of ORGY. We did one very short rappel at the bottom of the gully, but after the rap, saw that it was down climbable. We did find one rather large rattlesnake in the gully so watch your step. Perhaps there's an easier way to get to the gully we used by going directly up over the bouldery shoulder south of ORP directly (our route went around it to it's east). Sep 18, 2011

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