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Smith Rock Reading Week Sends · Fri. Feb. 17th - Tue. Feb. 21st

Warning: This is a tentative trip : weather, logistics

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Organized by: Isaac Borrego.

Start: Friday, Feb. 17th, 5:00 pm
End: Tuesday, Feb. 21st, 5:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting: Monday, Feb. 13th, 7:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: zoom


Note: this trip is tentative, as the weather at Smith Rock in February is quite variable. Plus I currently do not live in Vancouver, so ideally if I could get some co-leaders in town to help facilitate things that would be super. I do think car groups and everything can be arranged remotely so I'm not too worried about that aspect though. 

Located in the high desert of central Oregon, Smith Rock is one of the premiere sport climbing locations in the entire US. Let's go get in some sends in this spectacular landscape!

I can only stay until the 21st or maybe the 22nd, but if there are people who are more flexible and want to stay longer or for different dates I'm sure we can work it out. 

We'll probably be dispersed camping about 15 minutes from the park as I'm not a big fan of the campground there. So participants will need to bring all the usual camping gear. You'll also need climbing gear, like harness, PAS, shoes, along with quickdraws/rope/stick clip if possible. And of course a passport/visa to visit the US if applicable.

The climbing grades at Smith Rock can be a bit stiff so I'm requiring at least Rock 2 level experience or equivalent (know how to set up anchors, top rope, etc) and would strongly prefer Rock 3 (sport lead). So, when deciding participants I will prioritize people with cars, ropes, and lead experience before using the committed list. 

If you have any questions about the trip, feel free to get in touch!


Posted: 2023-01-06 08:23:00