Elevation: 896 ft
GPS: 39.915, -83.859 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Courtney Curtner on Mar 7, 2018
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Description

Shaded area on the south side of the river. There are a wide range of routes in this area and some great classic climbs like CTB (5.10b on Amusement Wall), Super Dads (5.10b on Dad's Wall), Recycler (5.12b on Clear Creek Crag), and Slippery When Wet (5.10a on Clear Creek Crag). If you are new to leading outside, Excellent Ella (5.6 on Dad's Wall) is a great first lead! All walls are just off the main trail, so getting to the wall only requires a 2-5 minute hike depending on where you want to climb. Most climbs are bolted sport routes, but some trad lines are also available. Bouldering routes have started to be developed in the area as well so there are great options for everyone.

Getting There

From the parking lot, walk past the kiosk and down main stairwell. Turn right at main trail that follows the river. The first wall on your immediate right is the Clear Creek Crag, and on the far end of the main trail you will find the Overpass Area (which is the wall that is on the right side of the river and located by the overpass for SR 68).

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Classic Climbing Routes at MRG Southeast (aka Darkside)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2-3 5+ PG13
 31
What Just Bit Me
Boulder
V3 6A
 30
Lukewarm Sausage
Boulder
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 85
Excellent Ella
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 68
Knope We Can
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 71
Slingshot
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 77
Scrub-a-Dub-Dub
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 55
6 pack
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 34
Wu Who
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 50
Slippery When Wet
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 45
Slappy McCracken
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 42
Bangarang
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 25
Smokey
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 44
J-Ella
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 27
Squeeze Box
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 14
Recycler
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
What Just Bit Me Amusement Wall
 31
V2-3 5+ PG13 Boulder
Lukewarm Sausage Amusement Wall
 30
V3 6A Boulder
Excellent Ella Dad's Wall (aka Glass…
 85
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Knope We Can Amusement Wall
 68
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Slingshot Amusement Wall
 71
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Scrub-a-Dub-Dub Clear Creek Crag
 77
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
6 pack Clear Creek Crag
 55
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Wu Who Amusement Wall
 34
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Slippery When Wet Clear Creek Crag
 50
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Slappy McCracken Amusement Wall
 45
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Bangarang Amusement Wall
 42
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Smokey Overpass Area > Overpass Wall
 25
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
J-Ella Dad's Wall (aka Glass…
 44
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Squeeze Box Clear Creek Crag
 27
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Recycler Clear Creek Crag
 14
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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