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Basalt Rimrock

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Basalt Rimrock 


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Elevation: 90'
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Submitted By: Bryson Slothower on Mar 7, 2006
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Description 

The areas that line the top of the canyon above the Lower Gorge and below all the tuff hold a few gems. These areas are usually only climbed by classes looking to set up top ropes but there are also some great leads to be had. The area consists of The Practice Area, The Northern Point, and The Student Wall


Getting There 

on the rim of the basalt canyons.


47 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',18],['2 Stars',21],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',6],['5.8',4],['5.9',3],['5.10',12],['5.11',13],['5.12',3],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['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 Basalt Rimrock:
Handy Man   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch   Northern Point : Right Side
Heart Throb   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Student Wall : The Textbooks
Schools Out   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch   Student Wall : The Textbooks
Virgin Slayer   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   Student Wall : The Textbooks
Morning Dew   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Sport   Northern Point : Left Side
Burn Baby, Burn   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   Northern Point : Left Side
If I Ran the Circus   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Northern Point : Left Side
Limbo   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport   Northern Point : Left Side
Woman In The Meadow   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 35'   Northern Point : Left Side
Drilling Zona   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a     Sport, 80'   Student Wall : Reproductive Wall
Torrid Zone   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Northern Point : Left Side
Havana Smack   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c     Sport   Northern Point : Left Side
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Featured Route For Basalt Rimrock
Jake, seconding A Woman in the Meadow

Woman In The Meadow 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c  OR : Smith Rock : ... : Left Side
Fun moves on big holds with good feet. This is the most popular and the best 5.11 at the point. Expect nice flow and a fun crux that is made much easier with good technique....[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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