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Pleasure Palace  


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Elevation: 100'
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Submitted By: Bryson Slothower on Mar 7, 2006
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Description 

A handful of good sport climbs are to be found in the Pleasure Palace. It's in the shade in the morning and stays cool on hot days. Bop Till you Drop is the primo route but the others are also worth climbing.

Getting There 

The crag is located on the West side of Misery Ridge above Mesa Verde wall. To reach the crag hike past the Red Wall up Misery Ridge towards Monkey Face. Look for a trail down of the mesa before you reach the cliffs in front of Monkey Face. The trail passing right through the climbs.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.9 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',6],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Pleasure Palace:
Watermark   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Red Scare   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Xanadu   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Bop Till You Drop   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 65'   
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Featured Route For Pleasure Palace

Sea of Green 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  OR : Smith Rock : Pleasure Palace
This route has fairly forgettable moves but makes for a good warm up if your working the harder routes on the wall. lichen covers the upper section but constant traffic keeps the lichen of the hand and footholds. Keep moving upward and the bolts and anchors will appear. crux is after the third bolt....[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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By Muscrat
Dec 14, 2014
decent place to hang when mesa verde wall is crowded. Bop till you drop is a fun short ride, good warmup on a chilly morning.