Elevation: 8,472 ft
GPS: 37.813, -119.49 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Nick Stayner on Aug 9, 2008 · Updates
Admins: Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Vicki Schwantes, Justin Johnsen
Access Issue: Latest updates on Covid and falcon closures. Details

Description

An awesome crack arena with some good bouldering as well. Beautiful setting in a canyon that provides the illusion of solitude.

Getting There

Park just past Olmsted Point at a small paved turnout near the mouth of the canyon.

39 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Olmsted Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 6
Kipper Smack (Aka. Regular Route)
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 69
Ivory Tower, Left
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 6
Grease Monkey
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Deutsche Mark
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 117
Ivory Tower, Center
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 4
Short Change
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5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 18
Enemy Within
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5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 26
Creature from the Black Lagoon
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5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 9
The Thrill Is Gone
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 103
Tideline
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 58
Lord Caffeine
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
Age of Darkness
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5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 14
Body Double
Trad, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Kipper Smack (Aka. Regular… Osprey Overhang
 6
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Ivory Tower, Left Olmsted Canyon Right
 69
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Grease Monkey Olmsted Canyon Right
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad
Deutsche Mark Olmsted Canyon Right
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Ivory Tower, Center Olmsted Canyon Right
 117
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Short Change Olmsted Canyon Right
 4
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Enemy Within Olmsted Canyon Right
 18
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Creature from the Black Lagoon Olmsted Canyon Left
 26
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
The Thrill Is Gone Olmsted Canyon Right
 9
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Tideline Olmsted Canyon Right
 103
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Lord Caffeine Olmsted Canyon Right
 58
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Age of Darkness Olmsted Canyon Right
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Body Double Olmsted Canyon Right
 14
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, TR
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