Elevation: 1,636 ft
GPS: 38.665, -79.325 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 84,391 total · 1,317/month
Shared By: AndyJohnson on Apr 9, 2015
Admins: Ladd Raine, Shawn Heath, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones
Access Issue: PRIVATELY OWNED PROPERTY Details

Description

***Access here is uncertain.  Attempts have been made to access the land owners with no success.  If you see no trespassing signs, please don't remove them, and if you choose to climb here with those signs up, do so knowing that you could be permanently jeopardizing access.  Climb at your own risk.  Use good judgement.***

Getting There

There is at least one published guidebook to the area with the location listed there.  The specific directions aren't published here because of the tenuous access issue.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Franklin Gorge

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 70
First Aid
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 47
Belly of the Whale
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 47
Jump Start
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 80
Castaways
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 73
Aloha
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 43
Shipwrecked
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 103
Blood, Sweat and Chalk
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 28
Anchors Away
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 34
Aqualung
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 25
Potential Energy
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 33
Bircham's Beach
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 25
Decompression Sickness
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 53
Barnacle Bill
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 27
Dynosaurus
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
 13
Davey Jones' Locker
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
First Aid Main Wall > Impact Zone
 70
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Belly of the Whale Main Wall > Impact Zone
 47
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Jump Start Main Wall > Impact Zone
 47
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Castaways Main Wall > Impact Zone
 80
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Aloha Main Wall > Contact Zone
 73
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Shipwrecked Main Wall > Impact Zone
 43
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Blood, Sweat and Chalk Main Wall > Impact Zone
 103
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Anchors Away Main Wall > Impact Zone
 28
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Aqualung Main Wall > Impact Zone
 34
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Potential Energy Main Wall > Contact Zone
 25
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Bircham's Beach Main Wall > Contact Zone
 33
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Decompression Sickness Main Wall > Impact Zone
 25
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Barnacle Bill Main Wall > Impact Zone
 53
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Dynosaurus Main Wall > Contact Zone
 27
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Davey Jones' Locker Main Wall > Impact Zone
 13
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13 Sport
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