Mattyg leading Phoenix. (Note that he chose to no...
This east facing wall is a popular locale on warmer days as it becomes shaded around noon. Previously routes were constricted to the area around the classic Phoenix (10.a). In the last few years however there has been a flurry of development in this area and between Phoenix and Asterik pass.
The rock here ranges from choss to a high quality dark red tuff.
Continue on the river path past the trails leading up to the dihedrals and asterik pass. As the trail turns south look for a climbers trail up to the right (west) leading up to the reddish colored rock.
Weather station 6.9 miles from here
8 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for (3) Phoenix:
Phoenix 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
JT's Route 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Fred On Air 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Featured Route For (3) Phoenix
Phoenix 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a OR
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Arguably the finest 5.10a in the park, the Phoenix has great moves, high quality rock, and bolts just where you need them. This climb combines several powerful moves with a classic crimpy crux. A cam or nut may be placed down low as the first bolt is a bit exposed. ...[more] Browse More Classics in OR
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