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Areas in Portland & The Gorge

Beacon Rock 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Broughton Bluff 43 / 71 / 14 / 1 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 113
Carver 13 / 19 / 0 / 55 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 84
Cascade Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Madrone Wall 41 / 15 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 56
Munra Point 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
P-IKE Boulders 0 / 1 / 0 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Rat Cave 0 / 17 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 17
Rocky Butte 21 / 7 / 30 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 37
Rooster Rock 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Elevation: 172 ft
GPS: 45.513, -122.618 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: Nate Ball on Sep 30, 2014 with updates
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.

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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
The Sickle
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Edges and Ledges
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Classic Crack
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Gandalf's Grip
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Sheer Stress
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Sheer Energy
Trad, Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Red Eye
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Superstition
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Thai Stick
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Lost Boys
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Pinhead
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Angular Motion
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Kashmir
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Dracula
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Bad Omen
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Sickle Broughton Bluff > (2) Hanging Gardens 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Edges and Ledges Broughton Bluff > (2) Hanging Gardens 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Classic Crack Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Gandalf's Grip Broughton Bluff > (1) N Face 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Sheer Stress Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Sheer Energy Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport
Red Eye Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Superstition Broughton Bluff > (5) Bat Wall 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Thai Stick Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Lost Boys Broughton Bluff > (5) Bat Wall 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Pinhead Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Angular Motion Carver > Carver Cliff > Yellow Wall 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Kashmir Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Dracula Broughton Bluff > (5) Bat Wall 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Bad Omen Broughton Bluff > (5) Bat Wall 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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