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The most popular area at the Bend, especially around Pure Joy (5.10c), where there are a dozen or so quality routes packed into a concentrated area. Some routes on the left are accessed from a ledge system.
Turn right upon reaching the crag and hike up the hill. To reach the Pure Joy area, take the final left-hand spur.
11 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Bend West:
Private Passion 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Hallowed Ground 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Cruel Harvest 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 95'
Tiers 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Salmon Song 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 85'
Treatment Bound 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Reckoning 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Sugar Kicks 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Pure Joy 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad
Tragically Hip 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Sport, 80'
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Reckoning 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b WA : Tieton River : ... : Bend West
Both Reckoning and Pure Joy share the same start. Begin in the easier crack, then climb the very nice finger crack on the right side of the broken column (left is Pure Joy, .10c). Rock quality is very good, as is gear....[more] Browse More Classics in WA
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