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Greensprings 


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Location: 42.131, -122.4917 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Easy access once you are there.


Getting There 

Take Greensprings Hwy (66) past Emigrant Lake 14.8 miles to Tyler Creek Road on the right. Follow Tyler Creek down a hill ~.25 miles, to pullout on right side. Trail will be on the left.
Approach is short, but steep with loose gravel.


4 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Greensprings:
Marge's Navel   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Greensprings
Kendall rapping off of Sky Pilot.

Sky Pilot 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13  OR : Greensprings
This the thin crack just to the left of the route "Boys who aren't French". Climb the initial slab placing a small piece or two. Continues with moderate face climbing with a little bit of finger crack action. The crux comes at the top of the route and is a bit committing....[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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By Joshua Jones
From: San Tan Valley, az
Apr 7, 2013

Great climbing on polished granite. There are a lot of sport routes out here. For a more complete guide check out Greg Orton's guide book for the Rogue - excellent resource for Southern Oregon climbers.

By Ken Trout
From: Golden, CO
Apr 27, 2013

I don't mean to be rude or unkind, but the rock at Greensprings is neither granite nor glacially polished. Orton's guide describes it as columnar basalt. I would agree that it is extrusive, but not basalt. The rock is very light colored for basalt, closer to rhyolite.

And, I agree with Joshua's main point; that there are a few cracks at Greensprings that provide some of Ashland's best training for slippery Yosemite cracks.