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Routes in Far Downs

Bard S 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Left Wing of Smaug T,S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Of Quartz It Goes S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Orcrist T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Wet Elf T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
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Shared By: John Gunnels on Sep 7, 2009
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty
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Description

The North face of Far Downs provides welcome shade during the heat of Summer. The area is incredibly beautiful, and absolutely no tourists ever bother you. The routes here are all high quality... and the summit views are as fine as any in the Needles.

Getting There

Far Downs is the next formation immediately West of Erebor. However, the easiest approach follows the trail down hill from Near Downs.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Far Downs

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 28
Of Quartz It Goes
Sport
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 12
Bard
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 23
Left Wing of Smaug
Trad, Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 6
Orcrist
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Of Quartz It Goes
 28
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Bard
 12
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Left Wing of Smaug
 23
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Sport
Orcrist
 6
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
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