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Shiva

5.12c, Sport, 35 ft,  Avg: 3 from 7 votes
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Oregon > Central Oregon > Smith Rock > (yy) Basalt Rim… > Northern Point > Left Side

Description

This short route revolves around a powerful sequence into, and out of, an oblong pocket.
Try to conserve energy through the awkward and semi-difficult moves low. You will want to feel fresh coming into the crux. . .
After sticking the crux throw, make a difficult clip and crank up onto the ledges using solid holds. Simple, but unprotected climbing will take your through the last 15 feet to the anchor.

Location

Two bolt lines left of the Heathen.

Protection

6 bolts

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CritConrad
Bend, OR
 
[Hide Comment] Definitely a bit of a hidden gem at the northern point. The moves are harder but much more fun than those of Torrid Zone!! Jun 7, 2012