jaime attempting the 2nd ascent. photo by mark def...
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This is the main Beacon Rock climbing area, accessible from the east end of the parking lot via a well built trail.
Park at the east end of the Beacon Rock parking lot, and walk down the trail past the east face until you reach the South face routes.
Weather station 3.8 miles from here
38 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',9],['3 Stars',22],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in South Face
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for South Face:
Cruisin' 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Right Gull 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
A0 Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 300'
Windsurfer 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 105'
Blownout 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 3 pitches, 220'
Rise Up 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Pipeline 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Windwalker 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Featured Route For South Face
Blood, Sweat, and Smears 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b WA
: Southwest Cascades
: ... : South Face
Blood, Sweat, and Smears follows a dihedral with an obvious, small triangular roof. The belay stance for the pitch is down and left from the young tree that is growing near Flying Circus. Commence up left from the belay, get some tricky gear in, pull up onto the small square ledge, and get your smear on for the next 160 feet. The crux comes about 30-40 feet up, getting up a smooth section of the dihedral and through a small roof. Up higher, you'll have to navigate around a small sapling befor...[more] Browse More Classics in WA
By peachy spohn
Oct 1, 2015
Two things: I left gear on Sky Fisherman - it is for a redpoint burn, so please don't remove it. And, I have started cleaning Smooth Dancer for a free ascent. It will add a great new free variation to the wall and will probably clock in around mid 5.12. I should have it ready to go by mid/late October.