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Areas in Portland & The Gorge

Beacon Rock 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Broughton Bluff 44 / 71 / 13 / 1 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 116
Carver 13 / 19 / 1 / 60 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 91
Cascade Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Madrone Wall 58 / 20 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 78
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 22 / 7 / 31 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 39
Rooster Rock 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2

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.

352 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
 107
Edges and Ledges
Trad, TR
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 77
The Sickle
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 130
Classic Crack
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 82
Gandalf's Grip
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 60
Sheer Stress
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 43
Sheer Energy
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 72
Red Eye
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 38
Superstition
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 60
Thai Stick
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 47
Lost Boys
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 25
Pinhead
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 32
Angular Motion
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 26
Kashmir
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 42
Dracula
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 18
Bad Omen
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Edges and Ledges Broughton Bluff > (2) Hanging Gardens
 107
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
The Sickle Broughton Bluff > (2) Hanging Gardens
 77
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Classic Crack Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall
 130
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Gandalf's Grip Broughton Bluff > (1) N Face
 82
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Sheer Stress Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall
 60
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Sheer Energy Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall
 43
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Red Eye Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall
 72
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Superstition Broughton Bluff > (5) Bat Wall
 38
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Thai Stick Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall
 60
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Lost Boys Broughton Bluff > (5) Bat Wall
 47
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Pinhead Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall
 25
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Angular Motion Carver > Carver Cliff > Yellow Wall
 32
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Kashmir Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall
 26
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Dracula Broughton Bluff > (5) Bat Wall
 42
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Bad Omen Broughton Bluff > (5) Bat Wall
 18
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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Daniel Bookless
Portland, OR
Daniel Bookless   Portland, OR
Was at Madrone Wall on Sunday (8/19/2018)
THERE WAS NO ONE THERE!?!?!? ON A SUNDAY!
Needless to say, if your tired of driving across the river and waiting in line for climbs at ozone, check out Madrone. It may be slightly shorter, but its very similar in rock formation, quality and grades. Aug 20, 2018

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