Elevation: 521 ft
GPS: 45.627, -122.02 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Micah Klesick on Sep 28, 2015
Admins: Nate Ball, Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Z Winters
Access Issue: CLOSURES: South and East Faces Details
Access Issue: 2020: DO NOT TOP OUT! Details

Description

This is the main Beacon Rock climbing area, accessible from the east end of the parking lot via a well built trail. Receives ample sun and wind, while also having places to seek shelter depending on conditions and time of day.

Getting There

Park at the east end of the Beacon Rock parking lot, and walk down the trail past the east face until you reach the South face routes.

58 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at South Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 158
South East Corner
Trad 6 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 48
Little Wing
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 53
Cruisin'
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 24
Free for All
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 55
Jill's Thrill
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 76
Young Warriors
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A0
 19
Right Gull
Trad, Aid 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 38
Free For All, Direct
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 44
Windsurfer
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 4
Bluebird
Trad
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 36
Blownout
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 51
Dod's Jam + Dastardly Crack Linkup
Trad 3 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 9
Blood, Sweat, and Smears
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 24
Free for Some
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 5
Borderline
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
South East Corner
 158
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 6 pitches
Little Wing
 48
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Cruisin'
 53
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Free for All
 24
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Jill's Thrill
 55
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Young Warriors
 76
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Right Gull
 19
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A0 Trad, Aid 3 pitches
Free For All, Direct
 38
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Windsurfer
 44
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Bluebird
 4
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Blownout
 36
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Dod's Jam + Dastardly Crack…
 51
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Blood, Sweat, and Smears
 9
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Free for Some
 24
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Borderline
 5
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
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Sun & Shade

Routes Mostly Face: Southeast · South
Sunny Roughly 8am to 3pm during high season
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Details: Some sections of the lower face, like Cruisin, have more tree cover than others. The majority of the wall is in the sun from early until 2-4pm depending on time of year. Young Warriors goes into the shade earlier, around 12pm.

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