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Harlan Rock Quarry

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Location: 44.5433, -123.7025 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

An old rock quarry converted to sport crag.

Getting There 

Follow HW 20 West of Corvallis about 15 miles to the Burnt Woods Store. Turn left at the Burnt Woods Store follow the Harlen-Burn Woods Road until Harlen, take a right on the gravel follow the gravel for about 3 miles and the crag will be on your right.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.2 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['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]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Belay stance 4 ft. above the Blackberry brambles.
Belay stance 4 ft. above the Blackberry brambles.
Rock Climbing Photo: The right end of the wall.  Its not always this we...
The right end of the wall. Its not always this we...
Rock Climbing Photo: Bail carabiner on Route #4.
Bail carabiner on Route #4.
Rock Climbing Photo: Large tree at the apex of the main wall.
Large tree at the apex of the main wall.
Rock Climbing Photo: Time for another cut back at the base of the Harla...
Time for another cut back at the base of the Harla...
Rock Climbing Photo: An ancient bolt and bail sling/tat on the main wal...
An ancient bolt and bail sling/tat on the main wal...
Rock Climbing Photo: The turn out/parking at Harlan Rock Quarry.
The turn out/parking at Harlan Rock Quarry.
Rock Climbing Photo: Harlan Rock Quarry
Harlan Rock Quarry
Rock Climbing Photo: A mysterious ladder at the base of the wall.
A mysterious ladder at the base of the wall.
Rock Climbing Photo: Just right of center, there are at least two sets ...
Just right of center, there are at least two sets ...
Rock Climbing Photo: The left end of the cliff.  Most of the routes are...
The left end of the cliff. Most of the routes are...

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By willyrocks
From: Corvallis, OR
Aug 4, 2010
Climbed a bit out here since the late 90's. Too bad the rock is not more solid as the cliff is quite tall. Some of the routes are OKAY. There is an area nearby that contains some very solid cracks in the 5.8-5.10 range.
By PDub-Trad
From: Corvallis, Oregon
Feb 10, 2011
2010 I chopped and poisoned oak and blackberry throughout the base of the cliff AGAIN! Then the Druid Stones showed up,little reason to go back to Harlan!
By JoeR
From: Eugene, OR
Aug 23, 2011
Checked the place out when I used to live in Corvallis. Not worth the drive, though it is a bigger version of the chossy roadcuts which have become popular around C-town.
By TheChen
From: Salem, OR
Jun 3, 2012
Lots of poison oak out here, be careful!

The rock isn't in the best shape, and it is kind of wet. Lots of the holds have mud/slime in em too...

Lot of loose rock, and the rock has been degraded due to water damage

Also, some of the routes/bolts are pretty sketch.
By Aubrey Miller
From: eugene . OR
Nov 21, 2016
This is one of the first places i climbed once moving to Oregon. Poor quality rock and very overgrown. Don't waste your time with this spot, not even fun moves on the limited decent rock.