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Cook and Green Trail
One of the longest continuous decents in Southern Oregon! Near Happy Camp, California
Stein Butte Trail
A good climb up scenic ridgeline to an outstanding summit and a rewarding descent. Near Williams, Oregon
Summit Lake
Great downhill in the Applegate area. Near Jacksonville, Oregon
Elliott Ridge
A remote ridge route in the Siskiyou Mountains. Near Williams, Oregon
Great singletrack along the east shore of Applegate Lake. Near Williams, Oregon
Little Greyback Trail
Steady but easy climbing with good views. Can be ridden as part of a longer ride. Near Williams, Oregon
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Southwest Oregon Rock Climbing 

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Third Pitch of "The Prize"


Southwest region centered around Medford and Umpqua National Forest. Main areas are Rattlesnake and The Callahans. Suspect access issues.

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Climbing Season

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85 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',49],['2 Stars',21],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Southwest Oregon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Southwest Oregon:
Peregrine Traverse   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 9 pitches, 1500'   Acker Rock
Crash Landing   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 250'   Pilot Rock
Marge's Navel   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch   Greensprings
Razor Crack   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Greensprings
Paradigm Shift   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 70'   The Callahans : Turtle Rock
Relativity   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 70'   The Callahans : Mind Planet
Split Decision   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 70'   Rattlesnake : Jane's Buttress
Arabesque    5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, TR, 60'   Rattlesnake : The Cathedral
Six Cheetahs   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 70'   Greensprings
Backward Evolution   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   The Callahans : Mind Planet
Eclectic Classic   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 70'   The Callahans : Mind Planet
Full Marge    5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Greensprings
The Prize   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 4 pitches, 260'   Old Man Spire
The Groove   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Rattlesnake : The Cathedral
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Featured Route For Southwest Oregon
Rock Climbing Photo: Backward Evolution .10d

Backward Evolution 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Oregon : Southwest Oregon : ... : Mind Planet
Starts with a few overhanging moves with big holds. Continue up the vertical wall passing several bolts finessing crux halfway up. Finish up steep buckets. Enjoy!!!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Oregon

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By Jerimiah Gentry
From: Denver, CO
Dec 3, 2016
Hola Southern Oregon folks. I'm looking for a place that would be appropriate for sunny winter solo top roping in the 5.9-11a range. To me that would mean either easy access to the top or quickly aidable cracks.

Thank you!


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