Elevation: 183 ft
GPS: 45.539, -122.375 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Nate Ball on Aug 22, 2013 · Updates
Admins: Roberta Zouain, Kristy Tippey, Nate Ball, Micah Klesick

Description

Walk past Red Wall, Bridge Cliff, and Spring Rock until the trail starts to go over some large boulders. On your left is the impressive Bat Wall. Lots of chalk and mostly hard routes on this fun wall.

Note that bolts on this wall have slowly amassed over time and the Portland Rock Climbs guidebook (Fourth Edition) does not have all of the lines listed here in its topos. There is also 2nd tier to the wall, so many of the routes listed here are actually begun from the anchors of other routes. Below is an attempt to organize these routes from L to R and by level:

1st Level (L to R)
• Hanging Judge
• The Undercount
• Count Chalkula (cuts left from the midpoint of Dracula)
• Dracula
• Bela Lugosi (joins Dracula before the pod)
• Frightnight - Listed at 13c in the guidebook, this has two more commonly climbed 13- variations: From the 5th bolt cut left and finish on Bela (Frightlight) or cut right and finish on Bad Omen (Bitenight)
• The Haunting (cuts right across Bad Omen and finishes at Superstition anchor)
• Bad Omen
• Danse Macabre
• Bloodsucker
• Bloodline
• Predator
• Vlad the Impaler (cuts left from midpoint of Superstition)
• Superstition P1
• Remain in Light (cuts right from near the top of Superstition, or more directly from Lost Boys by cutting left near the top)
• Lost Boys
• Mystic Void
• Well Hung
• Grave Digger
• Gold Arch
• Darkness Falls (cuts left from the midpoint of Dark Arts)
• Dark Arts
• Witching Hour
• Revenant
• Tombraider
• The Thirst (cuts left from the midpoint of The Hunger)
• The Hunger

2nd Level
• Open Project, 5.14 (from Count Chalkula anchor)
• Nosferatu (from Bad Omen anchor, cuts left from midpoint of Manson)
• Manson Family Reunion (from Bad Omen anchor)
• Sutured by the Vampress (from Bad Omen anchor, cuts right from midpoint of Manson)
• Vampyr (from Superstition P1 anchor, left line)
• Superstition P2 (from Superstition P1 anchor, right line)
• Epitaph (from Superstition P2 anchor)
• Natural Mystic (from Mystic Void anchor)

There are also a number of popular link-ups on the wall. Those are listed here from L to R:
• Frightlight, 13- (Frightnight into Bela)
• Bitenight, 13- (Frightnight into Bad Omen)
• Bad Omen -> The Haunting -> Vampyr, 5.11+ (The most direct way to reach Vampyr, can be climbed in one pitch)
• Mystic Boyz / Mystic Pizza, 5.10+ (Mystic Void into Lost Boys)
• Well Digger, 5.11 (Well Hung into Grave Digger)
• Gold Digger, 5.11 (Grave Digger into Gold Arch finish)

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Classic Climbing Routes at Bat Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 56
Mystic Void
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 79
Superstition
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 74
Lost Boys
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 47
Dark Arts
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 35
Hanging Judge
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 31
Natural Mystic
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 77
Dracula
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 29
Bloodline
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 34
Bad Omen
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 17
Manson Family Reunion
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 27
Bela Lugosi
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 4
Sutured by the Vampress
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 6
(Link-up) Bitenight
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 3
Nosferatu
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 3
Count Chalkula
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Mystic Void
 56
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Superstition
 79
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Lost Boys
 74
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Dark Arts
 47
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Hanging Judge
 35
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Natural Mystic
 31
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Dracula
 77
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Bloodline
 29
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Bad Omen
 34
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Manson Family Reunion
 17
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Bela Lugosi
 27
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Sutured by the Vampress
 4
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
(Link-up) Bitenight
 6
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Nosferatu
 3
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
Count Chalkula
 3
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
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