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Areas in Olmsted Canyon

Olmsted Canyon Left 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Olmsted Canyon Right 20 / 0 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 21
Opsrey Overhang 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Access Issue: Closures for Peregrine Falcon Protection March 1- July 15 Details

Description [Suggest Change]

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

Getting There [Suggest Change]

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

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Classic Climbing Routes at Olmsted Canyon

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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 4
Regular Route
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 35
Ivory Tower, Left
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 5
Grease Monkey
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 65
Ivory Tower, Center
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5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 10
Enemy Within
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5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 11
Creature from the Black Lagoon
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5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 35
Lord Caffeine
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5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 5
The Thrill Is Gone
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 67
Tideline
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 3
Age of Darkness
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5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
Body-Double
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Regular Route Opsrey Overhang
 4
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Ivory Tower, Left Olmsted Canyon Right
 35
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Grease Monkey Olmsted Canyon Right
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad
Ivory Tower, Center Olmsted Canyon Right
 65
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Enemy Within Olmsted Canyon Right
 10
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Creature from the Black Lagoon Olmsted Canyon Left
 11
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Lord Caffeine Olmsted Canyon Right
 35
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
The Thrill Is Gone Olmsted Canyon Right
 5
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Tideline Olmsted Canyon Right
 67
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Age of Darkness Olmsted Canyon Right
 3
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Body-Double Olmsted Canyon Right
 4
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a TR
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Just a very minor note - it's actually Olmsted Canyon, not Olmstead. The 1986 Reid/Falkenstein guide had that right, but every edition since has had most mentions spelled with an a (but always at least one spelled correctly).

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frede… Sep 13, 2010

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