Upcoming Festivals at Smith Rock

Posted by Mike Volk on 08/02/12

Smith Rock Highline Festival
August 31st - September 3rd
Organizer - Brian Mosbough
More info to follow...

AAC Craggin' Classic
Smith Rock Craggin' Classic Crimpfest
Climbing Festival and Competition
September 14-16
Organized by the American Alpine Club & Redpoint Climbers Supply
AAC Craggin' Classic Website

Smith Rock TV will be covering both of the events.

Road Closure at Smith Rock

Posted by Mike Volk on 07/04/12

Crooked River Drive will be closed in the early morning at the Welcome Center (yurt) on Saturday, July 7th.

The closures are at 6:15 AM to 6:36 AM and 7:15 to 7:35 AM due to the Smith Rock Sunrise Summer Classic race start times.

Traffic flow will be restricted with flaggers 6:00 AM thru 10:30 AM.

Smith Rock State Park Weekends of Discovery

Posted by Mike Volk on 05/21/12

30 minute programs begin at 2:00 PM each Saturday at the Yurt Welcome Center.

This weekend's program:
May 26th - "The Legend of Skull Hollow, the Fall of Pvt. Smith and the Ghost of Chief Paulina”.
The presentation will include a large array of Pioneer and Indian War replica items.

2012 Spring Thing Video

Posted by Mike Volk on 05/17/12

Smith Rock TV 2012 Smith Rock Spring Thing footage...

2012 Spring Thing

Posted by Mike Volk on 05/02/12

The annual Smith Rock Spring Thing is this Saturday, May 5th. Your volunteer efforts will help to provide better hiking trails, climbing access, as well as cleaning up and protecting park resources.

Volunteer for all or part of the day!

Sign up in the main parking lot from 8am to 10am. Free coffee and snacks. Pick a project and head to the site. Most projects are done around 1 or 2.

2012 Projects:
-Rock Wall-BBQ the Pope
-New Steps Main Area
-New stairs on Misery Ridge

In the evening at the State Park house/barn near the Northern Point, we will have:
Yoga - back lawn of house facing Marsupials at 3 and 4 pm.

Slackline - in the front lawn of the house.

Dinner - Starts at 5pm. Vegi and chicken mega-burritos. Terrebonne Depot brownies. Beverages.

Slideshow - Starts at 6pm Mark Hudon - Big wall hard man in the 70s. Former Smith Rock Mayor.

Auction and Raffle - Thousands of dollars of donated gear to help raise money to put on the event.

Cinco de Mayo...we will have a Pinata!


Lots of fun! Spread the word and come on out. See you there!

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