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Prince of Persia 

The Pit Rock Climbing 


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Location: 45.49718, -121.84389 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

A large pit underneath the cliff band allows for a few unique climbs. On the plus side, these climbs are sheltered from rain and sun. However, the nature of the climbs is quite committing and you might want friends and pads.

Getting There 

About 5 minutes of talus-hopping past the Rewilding / Ultrasaurus boulders, in the giant cliff band. Look for the built landing over the pit.

Climbing Season

For the Mt. Hood area.

Weather station 11.9 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Joey Jannsen snagging the second ascent. Prince of...

Prince of Persia V8 7B  Oregon : Mt. Hood : ... : The Pit
Prince of Persia climbs out of the pit and on to the overhanging face. Climb down into the pit and start in the crack jug. The first few compression moves are static with some tricky beta, but take extreme care not to fall to your left. Continue with a series of pleasing deadpoints on edges, building to a final swing move to the horn. An easy rockover leads into the highball crack. Starting at the horizontal on the face is about V5....[more]   Browse More Classics in Oregon

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