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Elevation: 630 ft
GPS: 45.51229, -122.59275
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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

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See individual crags for directions.

721 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.
V7 7A+
 49
Triangle Face
Boulder
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 133
Gandalf's Grip
Trad 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 113
Superstition
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 52
Nouveau Riche
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 92
Dark Arts
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 42
Necromancer
Sport
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 52
Where the Wild Things Roam
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 39
Pinhead
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 60
Angular Motion
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 60
Kashmir
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 113
Dracula
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 37
Bloodline
Sport
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 54
Bad Omen
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 40
Bela Lugosi
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 37
Heart of Darkness
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Triangle Face Carver > … > c. Triangle Bou… > c. Triangle Face
 49
V7 7A+ Boulder
Gandalf's Grip Broughton Bluff > (1) N Face
 133
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Superstition Broughton Bluff > (6) Bat Wall
 113
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Nouveau Riche Madrone Wall > (6) Hardscrabble Wall
 52
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Dark Arts Broughton Bluff > (6) Bat Wall
 92
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Necromancer Broughton Bluff > (9) Jungle Cliff
 42
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Where the Wild Things Roam Madrone Wall > (2) Orange Wall
 52
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Sport
Pinhead Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall
 39
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Angular Motion Carver > Carver Cliff > Yellow Wall
 60
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Kashmir Broughton Bluff > (3) Red Wall
 60
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Dracula Broughton Bluff > (6) Bat Wall
 113
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Bloodline Broughton Bluff > (6) Bat Wall
 37
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Bad Omen Broughton Bluff > (6) Bat Wall
 54
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Sport
Bela Lugosi Broughton Bluff > (6) Bat Wall
 40
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Heart of Darkness Broughton Bluff > (9) Jungle Cliff
 37
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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