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, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Z Winters
Access Issue: CLOSURES: South and East Faces (NW & W Faces Remain Open) 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.

64 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
 176
South East Corner
Trad 6 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 52
Little Wing
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 55
Cruisin'
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 27
Free for All
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 59
Jill's Thrill
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 83
Young Warriors
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 21
Right Gull
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 43
Free For All, Direct
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 48
Windsurfer
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 8
Bluebird
Trad
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 39
Blownout
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 55
Dod's Jam + Dastardly Crack Linkup
Trad 3 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 10
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
 8
Borderline
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
South East Corner
 176
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 6 pitches
Little Wing
 52
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Cruisin'
 55
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Free for All
 27
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Jill's Thrill
 59
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Young Warriors
 83
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Right Gull
 21
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Free For All, Direct
 43
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Windsurfer
 48
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Bluebird
 8
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Blownout
 39
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Dod's Jam + Dastardly Crack…
 55
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Blood, Sweat, and Smears
 10
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Free for Some
 24
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Borderline
 8
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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