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Steep Learning Curve

5.11a, Sport, TR, 90 ft (27 m),  Avg: 3 from 1 vote
FA: Alan Kelly & Mike Heil. 2006.
Oregon > Southwest Oregon > Callahans > Schoolhouse Rocks
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Refer to Umpqua Guide topo S, pp. 122.
Start in the trees at downhill base of the east Schoolhouse formation. Begins on ledges and pockets to a bulge at third bolt using undercut feet and poor holds. Above this easier climbing leads to crux (5.11a) at fifth bolt with a series of delicate and strenuous moves, followed by a scramble to the top. Crux can be avoided by making with a run-out moving well right of the fifth bolt.


Refer to Umpqua Guide map 5, pp. 117. Route 5, right side of Schoolhouse Rocks.


bolts, rappel chains or walk-off.