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(1) North Face

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(1) North Face 

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This is the face that is visible from the highway. It contains the classic Gandalf's Grip and others.

Getting There 

Turn left at the main trail and walk around the corner at Hanging Gardens area. The next wall you reach...

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for (1) North Face:
Gandalf's Grip   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 200'   
Traffic Court   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 42'   
G.G. Variation (Pipen's Variation)   5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Frodo's Journey   5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
Peach Cling   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c PG13     Trad, 2 pitches, 150'   
Cindyrella   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Dark Tower   5.13 8a 29 X- E7 6c     Sport, 102'   
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Eric Schnepel on the low roof of Dark Tower. <br /> <br /><a href='' target='_blank' rel='nofollow' ></a> <br /><a href='' target='_blank' rel='nofollow' ></a>

Dark Tower 5.13 8a 29 X- E7 6c  OR : Broughton Bluff : (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 conformed....[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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