Elevation: 2,801 ft
GPS: 44.36601, -121.14688
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Shared By: Micah Klesick on Dec 31, 2014
Admins: Kevin MP, Nate Ball, Micah Klesick
Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Nesting Closures Details

Description

The Christian Brothers are a large group of towers that lie between the Dihedrals and Asterisk Pass. The first routes put up in this area led to the tops of the towers, but in the last few decades the focus has been on single-pitch climbs around the base. The rock here is very similar to that of the dihedrals-- perfect, in other words. Christian Brothers is split into an East side and a West side. Currently the most popular, and most developed is the East side, though there are multiple good routes on the West side as well.

Getting There

Follow the obvious trails along the front side past the Dihedrals to the 300ft tall towers and cliffs just before Asterisk Pass. to get to the West side, climb up and over Asterisk Pass, or walk around the Smith Rock Group to the back side.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Christian Brothers

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 85
Benedictine Punk
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 345
Revelations
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 265
New Testament
Trad
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 150
Nightingale's on Vacation
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 334
Double Trouble
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 223
Earth Boys
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 420
Barbecue The Pope
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 94
The Mark Cartier Memorial (MCM)…
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 135
Wartley's Revenge
Trad 3 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 261
Blasphemy
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 127
Holier Than Thou
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 263
Heresy
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 146
Ring of Fire
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 126
Dreamin'
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 158
Panic Attack
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Benedictine Punk Christian Brothers -…
 85
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Revelations Christian Brothers -…
 345
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
New Testament Christian Brothers -…
 265
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Nightingale's on Vacation Christian Brothers -…
 150
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Double Trouble Christian Brothers -…
 334
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Earth Boys Christian Brothers -…
 223
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Barbecue The Pope Christian Brothers -…
 420
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
The Mark Cartier Memorial (… Christian Brothers -…
 94
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Wartley's Revenge Christian Brothers -…
 135
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 3 pitches
Blasphemy Christian Brothers -…
 261
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Holier Than Thou Christian Brothers -…
 127
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Heresy Christian Brothers -…
 263
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Ring of Fire Christian Brothers -…
 146
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Dreamin' Christian Brothers -…
 126
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Panic Attack Christian Brothers -…
 158
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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