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700 Club S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Aunt Fanny's Pantry T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Bishop's Balcony A1 PG13
Bishops Terrace T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Bitches' Terror T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Black is Brown T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Book of Revelation T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Church Bowl Chimney T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Church Bowl Lieback T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Church Bowl Terrace T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Church Bowl Tree T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Deja Thorus T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Energizer S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Haley's Little Warm-up T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Jacob's Ladder T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
More Balls Than Brains TR A3 PG13
No Rest For The Wicked T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Oral Roberts S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Parkay Squeeze T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a V-easy 3
Pole Position S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Revival T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Shomer Shabbat T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Tammy Fae T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Uncle Fanny T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Walk On the Water S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Aid
FA: Frank Sacherer and Gary Colliver, November 1962
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Shared By: Dave Alden on May 25, 2012
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Closures for Peregrine Falcon Protection Details

Description

The route begins up a pillar and continues into a crack that goes up the middle of a horizontal roof to it's edge. Around 30ft above the edge you'll find a small ledge to belay from. From here you can rapp down to the terrace, and then use the rapp bolts from the Bishop's Terrace route to reach the ground. A good route to practice roof aid techniques.

Location

Ascends a horizontal roof up above Bishop's Terrace, and is best approached by climbing Bishop's Terrace (5.8).

Protection

Mostly fixed, but angles and circleheads can be useful.

Photos

KennyJoe Sabine
zOmBiE = from = OUTER-SPACE
 
KennyJoe Sabine   zOmBiE = from = OUTER-SPACE
 
When I climbed it the anchor needed to be replaced. Had to rappel off of a single bolt and leave a carabiner on it (the bolt that was only half way in).
I personally wouldn't climb this again without a bolt kit just in case the anchor is still weathered. Oct 7, 2015
Nathan Scherneck
Portland, OR
Nathan Scherneck   Portland, OR
Some good images of Jack Miller on Bishops Roof on Ed Cooper's website. Jul 28, 2012
FA: Frank Sacherer, Gary Colliver - 11/1962

Pitch one, the approach pitch, historically used the 5.5 ramp (good quality) that accessed the right (east) side of the large, slopping balcony. This is approached by passing the base of Bishop's Terrace and proceeding up the steep gravel section. Once you reach the large boulder on top of the 700 Club, take a left and traverse a ledge to the west. Look for the ramp that climbs up and slightly right (5.5). This ramp is also a good place to take a beginner for practice either climbing or belaying off of a ledge, on natural gear, with exposure. There are chains at the top of this short pitch. May 25, 2012