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(3) Video Bluff

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Ace T,TR 
Bikini S 
Damaged Circuit  TR 
Edge of Might S 
Eve of Destruction T,TR 
EZ Corner T,TR 
Flakey Old Man S,TR 
Live Wire S,TR 
Panes of Reality TR 
Robotics TR 
Stained Glass T,TR 
Stranger Than Friction S,TR 

(3) Video Bluff Rock Climbing 

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Probably the most popular wall at the Butte. Rock is basalt and is a bit slick - especially early or late climbing season. This is a short 30-40ft wall, which has about a dozen routes, all of which can be top-roped. There are couple sport-leads too.

Getting There 

This is the first wall right (looking towards the wall from the bottom) of Silver Bullet Bluff. Take Fremont road which turns into Rocky Butte Road. Follow this until there is a big 90-degree turn and you start uphill. Park on the gravel shoulder just left of the crazy-church-domes (resist urge to climb the domes). Follow a trail into the trees. The wall will be forward and slightly left of the main trail there.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.8 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in (3) Video Bluff

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for (3) Video Bluff:
Flakey Old Man   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
Ace   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
Bikini   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
Panes of Reality   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
Edge of Might   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 35'   
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By Nate Ball
From: Portland, OR
May 23, 2017
Very dirty in early season, needs some serious brushing. Lots of dry-tooling scars. Top anchors are very corroded and of questionable integrity. Feet are usually very polished.

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