REI Community
North-East Face
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Absent Friends S 
Bad Egg S 
Da Mogwai S 
Deviant, The S 
Duck S 
Mr. Greenwood S 
Never Ending Story, The S 
Pumpy Brewster S 
Sha Bi Ab Bi S 
Too Much Ecstasy S 
Wonderful World S 

Wonderful World 

YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Paul Collis, Bob Keaty - 11/2007
Page Views: 264
Submitted By: Fred Vanden Bergh on Sep 3, 2010

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (4)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Up the left-facing dihedral


Fun, thin climbing at the beginning leads through the crux to a left facing dihedral. Great moves all the way up the dihedral take you to a small overhang and up to the anchors.

This is a fantastic climb: great rock, moves, and variety -- and the view is pretty stellar as well. While in this area, the two routes to the left are also great -- Bad Egg and Duck -- both rated 5.11b.


This route can be approached from either the Fried Egg (East) face or the routes on the North Face.

From the Fried Egg face: walk around the Egg up the trail close to the cliff that goes through the bushes -- don't go back down the the lower trail that circumnavigates the entire crag. You'll soon come to a 1 meter step in the trail you'll need to scramble up. The route climbs the obvious dihedral straight up from the landing above this step.

From the North: walk along the cliff, through the cave, and along the narrow ledge. You'll come to another cave that you can either climb though or down a couple steps to the left. Belay at obvious belay spot down these steps, above the final 1 meter drop to the trail that continues to the Fried Egg face. The route ascends the obvious dihedral above.


Bolts to a fixed chain anchor. Safe lead, easy to top rope.

Comments on Wonderful World Add Comment
Show which comments
By Nate Ball
From: Portland, OR
Sep 13, 2016
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Very easy to get suckered right by the big ruse holds at 2nd/3rd bolt. I went for them but then found myself having to do a much more difficult step back left, fell, then realized the sequence didn't go that way at all. Otherwise really fun, straightforward laybacking up the crack.

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About