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Alphabet Rock

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Alphabet Soup T 
Dogleg Crack T 
Hind Quarters S 
Meat Grinder T 
St. Vitus' Dance S 
Z Crack T 

Alphabet Rock Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Addict on May 18, 2006
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Alphabet Rock is a small roadside crag with a half dozen routes on it ranging from 5.8+ to 5.11. With a 1 minute approach and quality climbing, this area is very popular.

Getting There 

Walk the obvious trail. 1 minute.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.1 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Alphabet Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Alphabet Rock:
Dogleg Crack   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Hind Quarters   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Meat Grinder   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Z Crack   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
St. Vitus' Dance   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Alphabet Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Doug on the beginning of St Vitus' Dance

St. Vitus' Dance 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Alphabet Rock
Who would expect to find a wild overhanging sport route in this area?Scramble to the top of a block to clip the first bolt under the overhang. From here, big juggy moves take you up and left (some heel hooking chops might come in handy here). You find yourself under a massive hueco into which you can crawl for a rest before popping back out onto the overhanging wall, and up over the lip....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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