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Saddle Crack

5.7 R, Trad, 190 ft (58 m),  Avg: 1 from 1 vote
FA: Matt Hickey and Aaron Hart, 2003.
Oregon > Southwest Oregon > Acker Rock
Warning Access Issue: Seasonal Peregrine Falcon Closure - Jan 1st - July 1st DetailsDrop down

Description

This route begins from the base of a large Douglas-fir, follows a ledge system to a dirty seam with some loose rock, then follows a crack system to a little enclosure to the right and behind a second Douglas-fir located near the saddle between Lunch Rock and the east headwall of the Peregrine Traverse. Described as having sparse opportunities for placing gear due to crumbly rock. Rappel off from the Lunch Route (150 ft rappel).

Location

Crack system about 50 feet to the right of Lunch Route.
Refer to Rock Climbing Western Oregon, Vol. 2: Umpqua 2007, topo page 46.

Protection

trad gear