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3rd Rail, The T 
Aging Fags T 
Bears in Heat T 
Bladerunner T,TR 
Blood, Sweat, and Smears T 
Blownout T 
Blownout Direct T 
Borderline T,S 
Cloud Nine T 
Couchmaster T 
Crazy Horse T 
Cruisin' T 
Dod's Jam P1 T 
Excalibur T,S 
Fall Guy S 
Fear of Flying T 
Flying Dutchman T 
Flying Swallow T 
Free for All T 
Free For All, Direct T 
Free for Some T 
Fresh Squeeze T 
Icy Treats T,TR 
Jensen's ridge T 
Jill's Thrill T 
Link-up: Free for All/Dod's Jam/Dastardly Crack T 
Little Wing T 
Local Access Only  T 
Lost Warriors T 
Norseman, The S 
Old Warriors Never Die S 
Pipeline T 
Reasonable Richard T 
Rhythm Method S 
Right Gull T 
Rise Up T 
Rock Police T 
Sky Fishermen (free variation of Grunge Book) T,S 
South East Corner T 
Spring Fever T 
Stone Rodeo S 
Sufficiently Breathless T 
Wild Turkeys T 
Windsurfer T 
Windwalker T 
Winter Delight T 
Young Warriors T 

South Face Rock Climbing 


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Description 

This is the main Beacon Rock climbing area, accessible from the east end of the parking lot via a well built trail.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.7 miles from here

47 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',26],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',5],['5.9',6],['5.10',19],['5.11',9],['5.12',4],['5.13',2],['>=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 South Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for South Face:
South East Corner   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 5 pitches, 600'   
Little Wing   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Cruisin'   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Free for All   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch   
Right Gull   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A0     Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 220'   
Young Warriors   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   
Jill's Thrill   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 220'   
Reasonable Richard   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 130'   
Free For All, Direct   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 115'   
Windsurfer   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 105'   
Blownout   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 220'   
Flying Dutchman   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Winter Delight   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Link-up: Free for All/Dod's Jam/Dastardly Crack   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   
Rise Up   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Crazy Horse   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 50'   
Blood, Sweat, and Smears   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 170'   
Free for Some   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
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'   
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Featured Route For South Face
Rock Climbing Photo: 1st pitch of Blownout

Blownout 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Washington : Southwest Cascades : ... : South Face
Beautiful long perfect dihedral after some interesting face work. P1: The original approach was to traverse in from the left, up the grassy ledges below Wild Turkeys. Nowadays everyone climbs Blownout Direct (5.9). To do it this way, climb the detached flake up to and around the tree to a ledge. Stem between the pillars and move into the technical seam with three pitons to a stance. Go straight up to a zig-zagging hand crack that takes you to the belay "in a protected corn...[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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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.

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