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(3) Big Ben Tower Rock Climbing 


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Location: 44.37607, -121.13724 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Max Tepfer on Jan 18, 2013
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  • Description 

    Big Ben faces pretty much due south and, as a result, picks up lots of sun. It's also shrouded in obscurity so you'll likely be the only person there when you go. With a handfull of cragging routes at the base and two full length routes to the summit, it has a lot to offer anyone who doesn't mind the occasional (or not so occasional) creaky hold.

    Getting There 

    Approach as for Monument Area.

    Climbing Season

    For the (v) Monument Area area.

    Weather station 7.6 miles from here

    5 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',3],['5.11',0],['5.12',2],['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 (3) Big Ben Tower

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for (3) Big Ben Tower:
    You Break It You Buy It   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
    Alpen Symphony   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, Sport, 4 pitches, 400'   
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    A Little Seduction 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  Oregon : Smith Rock : ... : (3) Big Ben Tower
    A Little Seduction is a fun sport route located at the base of Puddy's Tower and The Monument on a detached flake sitting adjacent to both walls. This four bolt beauty is unlike any other at Smith, for the wall is of polished tuff. The wall itself is completely smooth and incredibly hard to smear on. The climbing starts out on good holds and then you're immediately hit with a mini crux about 10' up on small holds (Stick clip suggested).. A finicky traverse left gets you to the jug for a full res...[more]   Browse More Classics in Oregon

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