Puddy's Tower is found east (left) of the main Monument Base Area. The chunk of rock can be distinguished by a large boulder at the base of the climbs in the middle of the wall. There is also a smooth looking face on the high right right hand side of the tower with cool striations in the colorful rock.
The majority of the climbs on Puddy's Tower are fairly new but in decent shape with a bit cleaning up to do.
The Monument Area is found in the eastern part of the park. Turn right after crossing the main bridge entrance. Follow the river trail and look for established trails left off the trail. The Monument Area is closed seasonally for eagle nesting, look for signs that note seasonal closures.
View a large version of the map.
Smith Rock Weather
Last Updated on Oct 16 2021, 4:56 am PDT
Weather by NOAA
Current Conditions: Fair
Wind: SE at 9mph
Your 5-Day Forecast at a Glance
The Sterling Hollow Block is great at biting down on ropes when tying friction knots using a Prusik, Klemheist, or auto block. Its Aramid fiber construction helps resist abrasion and heat. Pony up a few extra bucks to have one hanging from your harness, you’ll end up using it.