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The Great Arch Rock Climbing 

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Home to all of the sport climbs at Wolf Rock.

Getting There 

Follow the climbers trail from the north side of the road up to the base of the wall. This trail was recently trimmed back with the help of a few climbers.

Climbing Season

For the Wolf Rock area.

Weather station 6.4 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Great Arch

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Great Arch:
Right Corner Arete   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 140'   
Navgrin   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
Cold Shut   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Phadra   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   
Forked Route   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Unchained   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Right Corner Arete 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Oregon : Willamette Valley : ... : The Great Arch
Bolted line on arete at far north end of the great arch.Admin Note: in 2013, Tyler Adams added a 5.9 sport extension to the route.Per Tyler's blog post about the route: "Pitch 2: Stay more or less on the arete passing nine more bolts up the the same belay ledge as 'The Peterson Route'. Make two rappels with one rope, or one rappel straight to the ground with two ropes."quote from ""... 2nd pitch bolt line starts right above the firs...[more]   Browse More Classics in Oregon

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By Ian G.
From: PDX, OR
Nov 1, 2009
This place is awesome. The rock is very unique, although volcanic, it has the texture of sandstone. Most of the routes are dead vertical or slightly slabby. Definitely worth a trip if you climb 5.10.

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