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Big Rock

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About Big Rock:

Big Rock is the largest of the granite formations that make up the Rocks of Sharon. It's 230 foot west face boasts some 16 climbs alone with a total of 30 routes all together. Some are set up to be done as two pitch climbs and others as one long pitch.

The weathered granite is high friction and routes vary from juggy to thin edges... sometimes in the same route.

Although most routes have been cleaned becareful of loose flakes - helmets for climber and belayer are recomended.

Approach: Please stay on the trail and pack out your trash.
Approach Time: 45 min from Iller Creek
Latitude, Longitude: 47.57810, -117.28610
Access Issues: See Note on Rocks of Sharon page
Rock Type: Granite
Type of Climbing: Sport/Trad
Sun Aspect: All Day Sun

Routes

SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 West Face - Beautiful Disaster 5.11a 0
2 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Legends of the Fall A1 0
3 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Dixie Crystals 5.11a 1
4 Average Rating = 5.00/5 .50 Caliber Barrett 5.10c 1
5 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Balanced Effect 5.11a 1
6 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Iron Wolf 5.11b 0
7 Average Rating = 0.00/5 The Timeless Bond 5.11c 0
8 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Call of the Wild 5.11b 0
9 Average Rating = 5.00/5 A Perfect Storm 5.10b 1
10 Average Rating = 4.50/5 Council of Elders 5.10b 2
11 Average Rating = 5.00/5 Thrill of Krell 5.10b 1
12 Average Rating = 0.00/5 The Issue 5.11b 0
13 Average Rating = 0.00/5 The History Channel 5.8 0
14 Average Rating = 5.00/5 Satori 5.9 1
15 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Bird Beak Bone 5.11a 1
16 Average Rating = 4.50/5 B.O.B. 5.9 2
18 Average Rating = 4.00/5 S. Buttress - Grin and Barrett 5.9 1
19 Average Rating = 3.67/5 S. Buttress - Around the Horn 5.9 3
20 Average Rating = 3.75/5 S. Buttress - Highland Malt (1) 5.8 4
21 Average Rating = 3.67/5 S. Buttress - Southern Comfort (1) 5.6 3