Eric Schnepel on the low roof of Dark Tower. flic...
This is the face that is visible from the highway. It contains the classic Gandalf's Grip and others.
Turn left at the main trail and walk around the corner at Hanging Gardens area. The next wall you reach...
Weather station 1.4 miles from here
10 Total Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for (1) North Face:
Peach Cling 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
PG13 Trad, 2 pitches, 150'
Cindyrella 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
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Dark Tower 5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c OR
: Portland & The Gorge
: ... : (1) North Face
Climb frodo's journey on the left side of the north wall, skip the anchors and head up a devious dihedral. Once you're into the roof, attack the first crux to a lip jug. Some 5.12 face moves just before the headwall requiring sidepulls and heel hooks. Entering the final headwall, small crimping sidepulls and weird feet protect the chains with the final "crux". It is a very large chance that you will fall on the last move at least once. Grade not confirmed....[more] Browse More Classics in OR
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