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Cocaine Gully

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Blade, The S 
Bloodshot S 
Bongo Fury S 
Bound in Bogata S 
Chicken McNuggets S 
Cocaine Crack T 
Crack Babies S 
Deep Impact S 
Freebase S 
Hippos on Ice S 
Hobbit's Pockets S 
Powder Up the Nose S 
Quest to Fire S 
Skeleton Surfer S 
Slit Your Wrists S 
Thieves S 
Vomit Launch S 

Cocaine Gully  


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Description 

The Cocaine Gully sits parallel to the Aggro gully to its right. The short steep walk is well worth it to get to the pumpfests found within.

Getting There 

The Cocaine Gully lies between the West Ship and the Morning Glory Wall. Follow a path up underneath the right side of the gigantic boulder at its mouth of the gully, then take the trails up as high as you need them.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.9 miles from here

18 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',5],['5.11',6],['5.12',5],['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 Cocaine Gully:
Chicken McNuggets   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Deep Impact   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Powder Up the Nose   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Armageddon   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Vomit Launch   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   
Bloodshot   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 90'   
Freebase   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Quest to Fire   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Crack Babies   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Slit Your Wrists   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Featured Route For Cocaine Gully
Corey McCarthy styling this fine little crux festival.

Bloodshot 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  OR : Smith Rock : Cocaine Gully
A motley of cruxes pepper this classic route, but it's mainly defined by its sustained, deviously circuitous character. You get everything - a tricky overhanging deadpoint (or trickier static), a thin and technical crux, a sustained finish, and a great view at the top.For such a large crag, smith is heavy on great 12's, 13's and 14's, and relatively short on world class bolted elevens. Of the (two or three) handfuls that qualify, this is absolutely one of the best. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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By hotlum
From: Roseburg, OR
Dec 11, 2011
Went up Cocaine this week (December 2011). The normal approach is in bad shape. There is warning tape saying the approach is closed, but people still go up. The stuff is very unconsolidated and not safe. The way up/down on lookers left is solid but 4th-ish, exposed, but solid. If you are not in proper footwear, like keens or flip-flops put your climbing shoes on!
I believe the conditions will change as more water flushes out rock. Might get better, might get worse.
By Max Tepfer
From: Bend, OR
Dec 16, 2011
The traditional approach (via the climber's right side of the gully) has been closed due to the high frequency of rockfall. The base of Vomit Launch is right at the top of it and anything knocked down by parties up there scours the tunnel and anyone in it.

There is a reasonable alternative on the extreme climber's left side of the gully which involves some maybe-exposed 4th classing, (comparable to Asterisk Pass) but has far less loose rock.