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Routes in South Face

3rd Rail, The T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Aging Fruits T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c R
Bears in Heat T 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Bladerunner T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Blood, Sweat, and Smears T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Blownout T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Blownout Direct T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Bluebird T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Borderline T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Cloud Nine T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Couchmaster T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Crazy Horse T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Cruisin' T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Dod's Jam P1 T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Excalibur T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Fall Guy S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Fear of Flying T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Flying Dutchman T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Flying Swallow T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
Free For All, Direct T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Free for All T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Free for Some T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Fresh Squeeze T 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Icy Treats T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Jensen's ridge T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Jill's Thrill T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Left Gull T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Link-up: Free for All/Dod's Jam/Dastardly Crack T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Little Wing T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Local Access Only T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Lost Warriors T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R
Menopause T 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b X
Norseman, The S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Old Warriors Never Die S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b PG13
Pipeline T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Reasonable Richard T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Rhythm Method S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Right Gull T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Rise Up T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Rock Police T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Seagull T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Sky Fishermen (free variation of Grunge Book) T 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c PG13
South East Corner T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Spring Fever T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Stone Rodeo S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Sufficiently Breathless T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Tenacee Stemming T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Wild Turkeys T 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c R
Windsurfer T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Windwalker T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Winter Delight T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Young Warriors T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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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.

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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
 130
South East Corner
Trad 6 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 41
Little Wing
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 36
Cruisin'
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 18
Free for All
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 14
Right Gull
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 47
Jill's Thrill
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 59
Young Warriors
Trad 4 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 26
Free For All, Direct
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 37
Windsurfer
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 25
Blownout
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 43
Link-up: Free for All/Dod's Jam/Dast…
Trad 4 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 7
Blood, Sweat, and Smears
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 20
Free for Some
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 6
Pipeline
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 5
Windwalker
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
South East Corner
 130
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 6 pitches
Little Wing
 41
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Cruisin'
 36
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Free for All
 18
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Right Gull
 14
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Jill's Thrill
 47
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Young Warriors
 59
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Free For All, Direct
 26
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Windsurfer
 37
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Blownout
 25
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Link-up: Free for All/Dod'…
 43
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Blood, Sweat, and Smears
 7
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Free for Some
 20
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Pipeline
 6
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Windwalker
 5
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a 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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