Elevation: 630 ft
GPS: 45.512, -122.593 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Nate Ball on Sep 30, 2014 with improvements by Patrick Beeson
Admins: Nate Ball, Micah Klesick

Description

This section's main crags are Broughton Bluff, Rocky Butte, Madrone, and Carver. These are also most likely to be crowded on a sunny weekend. Welcome to the metropolis.

Other popular crags on the Washington side are...
Ozone
Farside
Beacon Rock

Getting There

See individual crags for directions.

485 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Portland & The Gorge

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 128
Edges and Ledges
Trad, TR
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 94
The Sickle
Trad, TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 93
Gandalf's Grip
Trad 3 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 147
Classic Crack
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 75
Sheer Stress
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 56
Sheer Energy
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 95
Red Eye
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 64
Superstition
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 77
Thai Stick
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 66
Lost Boys
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 39
Dark Arts
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 61
Gorilla Love Affair
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 32
Pinhead
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 41
Angular Motion
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 70
Dracula
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Edges and Ledges Broughton Bluff > (2) Hanging Gardens
 128
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
The Sickle Broughton Bluff > (2) Hanging Gardens
 94
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Gandalf's Grip Broughton Bluff > (1) N Face
 93
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Classic Crack Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall
 147
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Sheer Stress Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall
 75
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Sheer Energy Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall
 56
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Red Eye Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall
 95
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Superstition Broughton Bluff > (5) Bat Wall
 64
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Thai Stick Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall
 77
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Lost Boys Broughton Bluff > (5) Bat Wall
 66
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Dark Arts Broughton Bluff > (5) Bat Wall
 39
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Gorilla Love Affair Broughton Bluff > (7) Jungle Cliff
 61
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Pinhead Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall
 32
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Angular Motion Carver > Carver Cliff > Yellow Wall
 41
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Dracula Broughton Bluff > (5) Bat Wall
 70
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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