Hot in the summer, great in the spring and fall. It can be a bit windy at times. Generally the rocks are not crowded.
From Spokane - Take highway 2 to Electric City (Just past the Grand Coulee Dam) and go about 3 miles further until you see the granite all over the place.
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Heart of Stone 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a WA : Central Region : ... : Orange Wall
Pitch 1 5.7 Climb up and right along a blunt arete to a belay ledge. ~25MPitch 2 5.10A Crux pitch, head out left until you reach a long arete and climb the edge and left side of the arete. ~30MPitch 3 5.8 Climb up and right on the featured face for 60-80 feet to reach a bolted belay on a small ledge. ~30MPitch 4 5.8 Climb this short pitch up and right until you reach the obvious large ledge just below the upper headwall. ~15MPitch 5 5.7 Scramble easy 4th class to the low angle head wall and head...[more] Browse More Classics in WA
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