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Avery Drive ( Tulsa )

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Avery Drive ( Tulsa ) 


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Description 

Avery Drive has multiple individual areas for climbing on short limestone cliffs. Some of the routes used to be bolted and had anchors on them in the past. Last time I was there the bolts and anchors had been smashed flat.


Getting There 

Drive along Avery Drive West between Chandler Park and Hwy. 51 / 97.

The areas are ( Driving West from Chandler Park ):
Little Germany
Little Tijuana
Lost City
Vice Grips
Turn South on HWY 51 / 97 for Pratteville


23 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',4],['5.8',2],['5.9',3],['5.10',4],['5.11',3],['5.12',2],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Avery Drive ( Tulsa ):
hand crack   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 35'   Lost City
Alice on Acid   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     TR, 35'   Johns Wall
JB Tribout   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   Lost City
Rabbits On Acid   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     TR, 45'   Johns Wall
Thunderbird   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 25'   Lost City
Ripple   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 25'   Lost City
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Grade Expectations

Grade Expectations 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c  OK : Avery Drive ( Tulsa ) : Lost City
Clip a low first bolt from an undercling and pull a hard move that seems like it won't go to an invisible pocket by the second bolt. Then keep chugging up surprisingly sparse holds until you reach good holds near the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in OK

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The dirty Persian. Toprope route. 5.8
BETA PHOTO: The dirty Persian. Toprope route. 5.8
Unknown problem, cool climb on a overhang.
BETA PHOTO: Unknown problem, cool climb on a overhang.
There are new toprope anchors on this unknown route. It goes at about 5.7.
BETA PHOTO: There are new toprope anchors on this unknown rout...
Chase Webb on the first ascent of "Grade Expectations". This routes is in the brown streak just left of Thunderbird. Same grade, but very different moves. Stay right of the bolts. Pull a hard, but well-protected move from the undercling to an invisible bomber pocket. Then use surprisingly sparse hands and feet all the way to the good hands just before the anchors.
BETA PHOTO: Chase Webb on the first ascent of "Grade Expectati...
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By TANNER LANCASTER
From: ok
Sep 29, 2011

Avery drive is well developed. There are a hand full of routes that are bolted and a few that have anchors at the top. Mucho bouldering and plenty of hard routes where you may want a rope. Great climbing all along Avery drive. And not as polished as the upper level at Chandler and higher too. Have fun.