Avg: 4 from 2 votes
|Type:||Trad, 165 ft, 2 pitches|
|FA:||Dave McRae, solo. FFA: Dave McRae and Mai Hyman 6/23/2019|
|Page Views:||200 total · 83/month|
|Shared By:||Dave McRae on Nov 7, 2019|
|Admins:||Kevin MP, Micah Klesick, Nate Ball|
"The golden eagle habitat is located in the Monument climbing area. All routes, cliffs and gullies within 1100 feet of the nest are closed. Hiking trails, Staender Ridge and Juniper Spire (The Product) will remain open.
Please refer to 2010 "Rock Climbing Smith Rock State Park" Guide Book by Alan Watts. See pages 244-270.
CLOSED routes are numbers 1-44, which includes Cajun Cliff, Victoria Tower, Little Three Fingered Jack, Puddy's Tower, The Monument, Anglin's Buttress and French Tent Rock."
First Half. 5.11a**** Gear. A bolt protected start on steep junk quickly gives way to solid rock with two more bolts to a steep crack. Exit the crack right at a bolt. If climbing the second pitch, continue another 30 feet of 5.8 to the higher of two anchors. 90 feet to higher anchor.
Second Half. 5.10c*** Bolted. Exposed with cryptic sequences on good rock. Optional .75 Camalot. 75 ft.
"For Smith climbing to rise again, a new generation will need to not merely follow in the the footsteps of those who came before, but blaze their own trails up the golden walls of tuff." -Alan Watts