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(9) Toothpick Wall

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(9) Toothpick Wall Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 241'
Location: 45.55137, -122.56591 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: another Chad on Feb 15, 2014
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Description 

Toothpick Wall is a clean and quiet area with about a dozen climbs. A trio of excellent cracks (Blueberry, Toothpick and Vertical Therapy) garner most of the attention. Very few climbs on the Toothpick Wall have fixed anchors though all are top-ropeable using adjacent trees and/or your own gear.

Getting There 

The most common way to access the Toothpick Wall is to build an anchor atop Blueberry Jam and rappel in. Alternately, you can come down the 'Emotional Rescue' scramble from the SE or drop down the cave descent from the NW. If neither of these approaches sound familiar you'll do well to just walk the base of the cliff from the far SE end (Silver Bullet Bluff area).

Climbing Season

For the Rocky Butte area.

Weather station 3.8 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in (9) Toothpick Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for (9) Toothpick Wall:
Blueberry Jam    5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR   
Vertical Therapy   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 60'   
Power Surge   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     TR, 50'   
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Featured Route For (9) Toothpick Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: view from top. use trees behind as anchor points. ...

Blueberry Jam 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Oregon : Portland & The Gorge : ... : (9) Toothpick Wall
Blueberry Jam is a steep, clean crack on the left side of the Toothpick Wall. The traditional start begins to the right of the crack on easy terrain and traverses left on good edges. Small cams or RP's protect the traverse reasonably well. An alternate direct-start is bouldery and fun though much more challenging than anything else on the route (bumps the grade up to 5.10a). Once into the crack the climbing gets really fun. Relatively steep climbing with great jamming and frequent face holds...[more]   Browse More Classics in Oregon

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