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Table of contents
- 1. Bridge Mountain
85 in Crag
- 1.1. Out of Control Area 6 in Area
- 1.2. Spectrum Area 7 in Cliff
- 1.3. Brass Wall 25 in Cliff
- 1.4. Beer and Ice Gully 10 in Area
- 1.5. Straight Shooter Wall 5 in Area
- 1.6. Stick Gully 6 in Cliff
- 1.7. Flight Path Area 10 in Area
- 1.8. Gemstone Gully Area 5 in Cliff
- 1.9. The Abutment 11 in Area
- 1.10. Eagles Nest 0 in Cliff
- 2. Index by grade
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Bridge Mountain is the peak that forms the north side of the canyon.
Unknown and Trad
|2||Out of Control||5.10|
|4||Red Throbber Spire||5.9 R|
|5||A Rope, a Rubber Chicken, and a Vibrator||5.10-|
|6||A Rope, a Rubber Chicken, and a Vibrator Variation||5.7|
The tall (about 250m) buttress south-facing buttress. It has a low right-curving arch in the center, then a 2nd higher one about half-way up near the right side.
The classic, Birdland, goes up this wall.
A decent alternate if Birdland is crowded.
Start about 30m left of Birdland, in a steep gully. Go up the gully for about 320ft (2 pitches), to a comfortable ledge about 15 feet right of the gully. From there head up and slightly right on the face past a couple bolts to an anchor. Then step right and go up blocky cracks to a rap anchor.
The Big Horn
Climb the first two pitches of Birdland, then head up and left to the big chimney (50ft), then up a big crack on the left face of the chimney to an anchor (120ft). Rap from here (usual), or continue up another couple pitches to the top of the formation.
Or climb the first two pitches of Rawlpindi, then instead of branching right onto the face, continue up the chimney to the left.
After climbing the first pitch of Birdland, walk about 15 feet left on the ledge. This climb goes directly up the varnished face. It finishes at the same ledge as the 2nd pitch of Birdland, so can be used as an alternate 2nd pitch for someone looking for a bit more spice.
Starts in the grotto behind the big boulder just to the right of Birdland.
A superb sustained route at the grade (5.7+). Very popular, due to bolted anchors, ability to be rappelled on single 70m rope, and very good climbing with generally solid protection.
Start below the left-most of 2 obvious long cracks the split the lower part of the varnished buttress left of the corner that Spectrum climbs to the roof 60ft up. This is a few yards above a huge boulder that leans against the cliff creating a tunnel.
FA: Mark Limage, Chris Burton
Climbs the large corner/gully that defines the right side of the Spectrum Buttress. The start of the gully has its own pyramid buttress, start up the left side of this.
Rappel with a 60m rope.
This is recognizable by a large triangular area of dark varnish on the south-east flank of Bridge Mountain. It is generally sunny and warm, making it a popular winter weather location.
The left-most set of routes on Brass Wall are in a section of left-facing corners.
|5||Sea of Holes||5.10 R||440ft|
|6||The Black Hole||5.8||170ft|
To the right of Sky Dive, the wall curves around to be a bit more east-facing, and changes from the left-facing character of the left side to a more flat wall aspect.
|11||Zen and the Art of Web Spinning||5.4||40ft|
|13||Heavy Spider Karma||5.6||60ft|
Excellent and interesting lead.
|19||No Laughing Matter||5.10-||110ft|
|22||Go Greyhound||5.11 X||120ft|
|23||One Stop in Tonopah||5.10||150ft|
|25||The Bus Stops Here||5.8 R||130ft|
|2||Too Pumped to Pose||5.12|
|6||This Bud's For You||5.11-|
|10||Chilly Ones||5.10+ X|
|1||The Lazy Fireman||5.11a|
|4||Slabba Dabba Do||5.11b PG13|
|5||Forget Me Knot||5.11|
The first (left-most) major gully slanting up and rightwards on the east-face of Bridge Mountain.
|5||Nature Is Fun||5.9|
|6||The Elephant Penis||5.10 R|
|1||Radio Free Kansas||5.7|
|2||Common Bond of Circumstance||5.9|
|3||Belief in Proportion to the Evidence||5.10-|
|4||Ignore the Man behind the Screen||5.6|
|5||Sex in the Scrub Oak||5.7|
|6||They Call the Wind #!&%||5.8|
|7||A Simple Expediency||5.9|
|9||Doin' the Good Drive||5.9|
The 2nd major gully slanting up and right on the east-face of Bridge Peak.
|1||Fearing and Loathing||5.10|
|2||Bridge of Sighs||5.9|
|3||Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venice||5.10+|
|4||Crazy Girls||5.10 PG13|
|8||Spanning the Gap||5.9|