Northwest Face Rock Climbing
Routes in Northwest Face
|Dorian's Dilemma T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b|
|Fireballs T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b|
|Gitmo Love Machine T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a|
|Head Case T,S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b|
|Pioneer (Spike) Route T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Siege Tactics T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a|
|Smoke Signals T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b|
|Stone Soup T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2|
|GPS:||45.628, -122.022 Google Map · Climbing Map|
|Page Views:||3,152 total, 118/month|
|Shared By:||Micah Klesick on Sep 28, 2015|
|Admins:||Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick|
CLOSUREAccording to a sign noticed opening weekend of 2017, this area is closed to climbing except for the route Stone Soup. Please respect this and do not climb here. This will be removed if this ban is lifted.
Seasonal Raptor Closure Details
All faces of Beacon Rock with the exception of “Stone Soup” on the northwest face are closed for all technical rock climbing effective Feb. 1, 2017, due to peregrine falcon nesting season. Climbers must rappel down ";Stone Soup"; when finished, no walk-off access is currently available. The climber's trail also is closed for all access effective Feb. 1, 2017. The approximate date of when climbing will reopen is around the middle of July 2017 for select areas. The east face is permanently closed for the protection of rare species, cultural and historical resources. The hiking trail to the top of Beacon Rock is open year round.
DescriptionThis small area is located on the NW side of Beacon Rock, by the first parking area, and just prior to where the main hikers trail begins going up the rock.
Includes some new routes, as well as a few classic routes, including the first route up the rock, the Spike Route.
Classic Climbing Routes at Northwest Face
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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