(4) Vulture Ridge Rock Climbing
Walk the river trail past the Phoenix Buttress and as you round the corner to the south, pick up a faint trail headed up towards a gully tucked in on the south and west sides of the Smith Rock Group.
Climbing Season For the (m) Smith Rock Group area.
Weather station 6.6 miles from here
1 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For (4) Vulture Ridge
Los Pollos Hermanos II 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b OR
: Smith Rock
: ... : (4) Vulture Ridge
Though it'll probably never be a classic, for the right climber it's a pretty fun outing. The route is marred by 20' of bad rock to start, but the bolts are close enough that if you've climbed enough Smith or Utah desert choss I don't think you'll mind. The rest of the climb is worth it if you're up for it - sunny rock, quality climbing, and a great position far away from the throngs below might make it a fun distraction for a solid chossineer looking to get away for the day. P1 (5.10b): Climb p...[more] Browse More Classics in OR