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Hydrotube Area  

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Elevation: 4,100'
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Administrators: Micah Klesick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Karsten on Feb 13, 2006


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This face is west facing and is cool in the morning but can get warm on summer days. This is most popular area of the crag due to its concentration of high quality moderates and the superclassic Hydrotube 5.8

Getting There 

Follow the trail to the right around the base of the rock until you see an unmistakable "tube"-like formation. 5 minutes

Climbing Season

Weather station 10.3 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hydrotube Area:
Acne Problem   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 2 pitches, 180'   
Hydrotube   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 2 pitches, 100'   
The Off Ramp   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches   
Games Without Frontiers   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Hydrotube Area
Karsten climbing Hydrotube.

Hydrotube 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  OR : Willamette Valley : ... : Hydrotube Area
Hydrotube would be a classic climb anywhere and is one of the most unique climbs you'll find in Oregon. Pitch 1: (5.8+) Begin up the middle of the obvious tube on well placed bolts. The crux comes midway up this first pitch with a few friction moves and edges and quickly eases off as the angle decreases. Belay at ledge to the left of the tube on beefy anchors.Pitch 2: Step right from the anchors and climb up a few dicey moves until it eases off considerably. Continue straight up another ste...[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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