Jim Matthews sizes up the second crux of Humble Pi...
The Orange Sunshine area is the first part of the cliff you reach from the trail. There are a number of fine cracks and sport routes. The tan, mostly lichen free rock lends a warm, friendly ambience to the area. In mild years, the wall offers good winter climbing.
Hike to the cliff.
Weather station 13.7 miles from here
18 Total Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Orange Sunshine area:
X-Factor 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Jam Exam 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Paul Maul 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Solar King 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Featured Route For Orange Sunshine area
Orange Sunshine 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b WA
: Tieton River
: ... : Orange Sunshine area
Orange Sunshine hooked me on climbing. Of course, I'd already been playing with the hook; I'd blown off much of my senior year of college bouldering at the UW Rock. But on a warm summer evening in 1986, I discovered there was more to climbing than contriving moves on concrete. The rock was bathed in the light of an amazing sunset. Orange lichen glowed around the splitter sweep of the crack. The sound of the river and the strong scent of sagebrush carried up from the canyon below. ...[more] Browse More Classics in WA
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