Type: Trad, 700 ft (212 m), 7 pitches
FA: Unknown (rebolted in 2000s)
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Shared By: Curt Veldhuisen on Feb 24, 2018
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Z Winters

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Revolver is another worthwhile multi-pitch route on the northern slab of 3 O'Clock Rock. Although overshadowed by it's neighbors, it has quality slab climbing and would be a popular classic at most other crags. Its five independent pitches are accessed by traversing leftward from Silent Running adding up to a 6 pitch outing.

Revolver's popularity is limited by two issues: It is the last climb on the face to dry out, and rockfall from above the route has damaged some bolts. Thankfully, rockfall occurred in the wet season when no climbers or hikers were present.

Details on each pitch are provided in the posted topo and the excellent guidebook Weekend Rock by David Whitelaw. If you take a copy of the topo, you should have no problem staying on route, with bolts to guide you.


The route is located left of Silent Running, as shown in the topo. Looking straight up from the base of Silent Running, note a distinctive carrot-shaped pillar about 500' up where the wall steepens. Silent Running veers right of this feature, while Revolver crosses the shallow drainage and finishes to the left of the carrot.


Draws (8-10) plus a small rack of cams, tiny to 2". All belays and rappels are bolted for double rope rappels (60 m minimum). Most but not all old bolts were replaced.