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North Comb Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 2,600'
Location: 43.32775, -122.95874 View Map  Incorrect?
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The big hemicylinder hosting the 7th to 10th bolt ...

Description 

Walking in, upper north comb will be the first wall you encounter. Literally a few steps off the trail, a steep wall covered in pockets might have some bouldering potential if the moss at the upper lip were removed.

Getting There 

The obvious terraces lead to routes 1 and 2; The very next switchback on the trail leads down to routes 3-6 (Orton guide 1-4).

Further down Manzanita ridge, the next right side fork leads down to route 7-10 in an unmistakable hemicylinder (a pair of tree trunks on either side of the trail look like a gateway; walk down a grassy hillside until reentering the forest).

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.7 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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


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