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European vacation T 
Evolution Theory T,S 
Freedom's Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose T 
Good Ol' Days, The S 
Hawks Nest S 
King Nothing S 
Leper Messiah S 
Lost in Space S 
Lycra S 
Master of Puppets S 
No Vacation S 
Orion S 
Risky Pass S 
Season's Change S 
Sky Chimney T 
Sky Dive S 
Sky Ridge T 
Snibble Tower T 
Struggle Within, The S 
White Satin T 

(1) Northeast Face Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 3,200'
Location: 44.36442, -121.14739 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Smith Rock Group, NE Face. Freedom is on the Pill...

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Description 

Northeast Face of Smith Rock Group, including Sky Ridge, White Satin, etc.

Getting There 

To arrive at the NE Face, walk along the river trail past the main climbing areas, head up toward Asterisk Pass, then drop left for White Satin, up to the ridge for Sky Ridge (Class II-IV)

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.8 miles from here

20 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',7],['5.11',5],['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 (1) Northeast Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for (1) Northeast Face:
Sky Chimney   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad   
King Nothing   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Sky Ridge   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, 3 pitches, 200'   
White Satin   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   
Hawks Nest   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Snibble Tower   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1     Trad, Aid, 5 pitches, 500'   
Orion   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 85'   
Leper Messiah   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   
Lycra   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Lost in Space   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 4 pitches, 400'   
Risky Pass   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 110'   
Sky Dive   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Master of Puppets   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 110'   
European vacation   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R     Trad, 8 pitches, 600'   
Season's Change   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 6 pitches, 400'   
The Good Ol' Days   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 6 pitches   
The Struggle Within   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 4 pitches, 500'   
Freedom's Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, 5 pitches, 600'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The forgettable 1st pitch.

Freedom's Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  Oregon : Smith Rock : ... : (1) Northeast Face
Another newer multipitch line on the NE face of the Smith Rock Group, Freedom has excellent climbing for the majority of the route and is a totally worthwhile adventure. P1 was forgettable, but every pitch after that featured stellar climbing on comparably good stone. While the rock quality isn't as good as the well-travelled single pitch classics, it's quite good, especially when compared with the routes around it. The position and movement are excepti...[more]   Browse More Classics in Oregon

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By Nate Ball
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From: Portland, OR
May 12, 2017
CONDITION REPORT 
Multi-pitch routes on this wall are now closed for falcon nesting until July 15th. Single pitch routes under 100' are open.

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