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Via Dolorosa

5.10c, Sport, 40 ft,  Avg: 1.8 from 11 votes
FA: Jim Davis, John McDaniel, Cyndee McDaniel, 1997
Oregon > Central Oregon > Smith Rock > (l) Christian B… > Christian Brothers - East Side


This is a short pitch that starts from the top of the Testament Slab and follows a seam through a bulge just left of Heathen's Highway.
The route is short as has some questionable rock, as a separate route I cannot recommend it, as an extension to Nightengales or Irreverance however it is worth doing.


Above the Testament Slab. Start with Revelations, Irreverance or Nightengales on Vacation and belay as high as possible or link it.



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Kathryn belaying the pitch
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Ian G.
[Hide Comment] I haven't done this route. The name means "way of suffering" in Spanish if that means anything to you... Mar 13, 2010
Dave McRae
Bend, OR
[Hide Comment] A sweet route with solid rock. No actual suffering required. Nov 17, 2015
Ryan Swanson
[Hide Comment] Although you have to climb some less than perfect rock to get to this pitch, and there is a great looking undercling/sidepull with an X on it that flexes, this was an absolutely awesome climb. This would have constant worn out lowering biners from gumbies top roping this all day long if it was on the ground. Lots of varied movement. 10c seems right for the grade. Mar 29, 2018