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The twin to Lesser Spire, ORP hosts a handful of poorly documented climbs and plenty of room for exploration. Part steep walls of bomber stone, part blocky meandering, and part flaky dirty granite, it's name reflects the ambiguous disrespect that early climbers felt towards it, "Old Raunchy Penis". Despite this unflattering name, you will find good 3-4 pitch climbs here, with options for sun or shade depending on the season.
ORP shares the same approach as Lesser Spire, easy by Organ mtn standards. Descent can be made by walking off the south-east flank, or by finding scattered rappel stations consisting of manky slings tied around suspicious blocks.
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Orgy 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, 5 pitches, 800'
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Orgy 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b NM : Organ Mountains : ... : ORP
A nice beginner route up the beautiful east buttress of ORP. The first 3 pitches are excellent.P1: Start at the base of the gully on the south of the east buttreess of ORP. Climb easy terrain up past a tree and on towards the top of a shoulder. 100'.P2: Climb a series of low angle cracks, passing a nice ledge and ending up on another broad ledge beneath a steeper "headwall", 100'.P3: 5.6, the "crux" pitch. A wide chimney like crack, but not chimney like climbing. Good protection and holds abound...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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