(v) Monument Area Rock Climbing
Looking toward the Monument Area from the Lower Go...
The Monument area is a lesser-visited part of Smith with a lot of adventurous routes (read: chossy) obscuring a few true gems tucked away in the towers. It's worth noting that even the gems are typically of a more adventurous nature than your average route. The area is comprised of the Cajun Cliff, Victoria Tower, London Tower, Big Ben, Little Three Fingered Jack, Puddy's Tower, The Monument, Liberty Bell, and Juniper Spire.
Take a right at the bridge following the Wolf Tree Trail. (route to the Marsupials) There are various trails branching off left to different towers as you go. Pick the one that looks like it's taking you to your destination.
Weather station 7.6 miles from here
27 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
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A Big Tease 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b OR
: Smith Rock
: ... : The Hank Collins Memorial W...
A Big Tease is located at the center of The Hank Collins Memorial Wall to the right side base of The Monument at Smith Rock State Park. This route is a full 30 meter pitch with a variety of climbing styles and sections. The full 100' pitch offers a little bit of everything for everyone. Featuring a bouldery start, jugs, crack, roof, traversing, crimps, face climbing, spaced bolts and airy falls this climb is sure to please.The climb starts out on good holds clipping perm-bolt...[more] Browse More Classics in OR