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European vacation T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
Evolution Theory T,S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13
Freedom's Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Good Ol' Days, The S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Hawks Nest S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
King Nothing S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Leper Messiah S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Lost in Space S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Lycra S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Master of Puppets S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
No Vacation S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Orion S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Risky Pass S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Season's Change S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Sky Chimney T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Sky Dive S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Sky Ridge T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Snibble Tower T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1
Struggle Within, The S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
White Satin T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Sport, 85 ft
FA: Courtney Braun and Dave McRae, June 2015. Orion Pass variation 6/15/2016 by Dave McRae and Jazmyn Cotrufello
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Shared By: Dave McRae on Jun 20, 2015
Admins: Nate Ball, Micah Klesick

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Description

Sustained .10- nubbins with a crux passing the second bolt. Starts up a 12 ft flake of so-so rock to get to the high quality upper wall.
Clip the anchor at 85 feet and lower, or continue up and right to Risky Pass (5.10c). This can be broken up into a second pitch, or for full-value, go for the Orion Pass mega-pitch, 20 bolts and 185 feet! Belay at the top and make two rappels with a 60 meter rope.

Location

Second bolted route left of Asterisk Pass. 30 ft. left of Hawks Nest.

Protection

9 bolts to a chain anchor

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Eddie Ferrer
Portland, OR
  5.10a/b
Eddie Ferrer   Portland, OR
  5.10a/b
This route has cleaned up very nicely since I climbed climbed it almost 2 years ago Oct 2, 2017
ckersch
  5.10a
ckersch  
  5.10a
Did this yesterday. Moves felt easier, but more sustained, than something like light the path. Fun! Jul 22, 2017
Dave McRae  
 
A couple key nubbins around the third bolt broke and made this route harder. The grade is now 5.10b Apr 17, 2017
Phildlm
5.10b
Phildlm  
5.10b
My son and I did this, along with a few other 10a, 10b, 10c and 11a routes today. We both agreed Orion was a 10b on the Smith scale. We've done almost all the 10a and 10b sport routes in the park over the last few years. Orion feels more like a 10b. Delicate moves. Will clean up with time. There are still a few loose bits here and there, but nothing that should stop you from giving it a go. Note - the rock is a bit sharp so don't wait until that last day of your trip when your tips are fried. Oct 14, 2016
aberator
Eugene, OR
  5.10-
aberator   Eugene, OR
  5.10-
Fun new route with lots of texture and good clipping stances! I couldn't accurately gauge the grade, as I was climbing by headlamp and popped a nubbin at one point, all of which increased the perceived spiciness. However, I suspect this route will settle in the 9+/10- range once it gets climbed a few more times. Great new addition to the area! Jul 13, 2015