Elevation: 2,302 ft
GPS: 42.162, -122.607 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: TomD on Jun 3, 2014 with improvements by Southwest Oregon Climbers Coalition and 1 other
Admins: Nate Ball, Micah Klesick

Description

Emigrant Lake climbing is is accessible year round, except part of Aqua Wall that is submerged when water levels are high. The crag sees sun for the majority of the day making it nice to take a swim in the lake. Crowds are minimal, but there are occasionally classes that take up the majority of the upper climbs.

Routes range from mostly moderate climbs, under 10a, but there are about one of each grade through 12c. Almost all the climbs can be easily top-roped or lead, mostly sport a few trad.

The cost per day is $4 paid into the Iron Ranger - aka deposit box. Bring exact change.

Emigrant Lake County Park

Getting There

Located at the north end of Emigrant Lake. Can be accessed through main park entrance. Drive past the camping area and boat launches to park in the dirt lot on the left near the cement dam, just before the RV park. Then walk to the back of the RV park (stay left on the paved road) until there is a gravel turn out with a trail heading along the lake. (You can drop off gear at this spot and then park in the first dirt lot, but RV camp hosts WILL ticket you for parking right at the trailhead.)

Walk down the trail to the east. Stay on trail for a 10 minute hike, head up the hill at the end of the quarry and take a right at the top of that small hill. There will be a climber trail to the right and you can see Poison Oak Wall above. Continue on trail for Ren and Aqua wall.

Can also be accessed via a boat by anchoring in the cove next to the obvious wall at the northern end of the lake.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Emigrant Lake

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
 6
Tool Shed
Sport, TR
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 4
Hippie Teacher
Sport, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 5
Mr. Anderson
Sport, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 6
Bug Off
Sport, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 4
Beavis
Sport, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 3
Butthead
Sport, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
Cornholio
Sport, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 5
Judging Mike
Sport, TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Ren
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Aqua Man
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 5
Other Kids
Sport, TR
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 3
Captain Horatio Horn Blower
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tool Shed Poison Oak Wall
 6
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Sport, TR
Hippie Teacher Poison Oak Wall
 4
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Sport, TR
Mr. Anderson Poison Oak Wall
 5
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport, TR
Bug Off Poison Oak Wall
 6
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport, TR
Beavis Poison Oak Wall
 4
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, TR
Butthead Poison Oak Wall
 3
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, TR
Cornholio Poison Oak Wall
 6
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, TR
Judging Mike Poison Oak Wall
 5
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, TR
Ren Ren Wall
 3
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Aqua Man Aqua Wall
 3
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Other Kids Poison Oak Wall
 5
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, TR
Captain Horatio Horn Blower Aqua Wall
 3
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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