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The Badlands

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About The Badlands:

There exists some great basalt outside of Bend. With a mixture of bouldering and trad leads from 5.4-5.10, the Badlands are a great respite from Smith.
Nearest town or city: Bend
Directions: From Bend take Highway 20 east for 18 miles. There will be a paved road on your left (or north). Continue on the road for a mile and make a left onto Road 4. Continue on Road 4 until you see the cliffs.
Latitude, Longitude: 43.98364, -121.02434
Access Issues: road 4 closed in Winter for Wildlife Refuge. 15 minute walk in from parking lot
Camping: Free
When to Climb: Autumn
Quantity of Climbs: Weekend