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Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

Tiger Mountain Loop
A 12.9 mile tour of Tiger Mountain's most popular trails. Near Mirrormont, Washington
Master Link
Surprisingly smooth 2.5 miles of climbing. Near Mirrormont, Washington
Predator
A rough, in-your-face, downhill playground. Near Mirrormont, Washington
Off The Grid
A downhill trail brimming with aggressive flow. Near Mirrormont, Washington
Soaring Eagle Outer Loop
Part of a network of trails tucked into the forest of Section 36 (Soaring Eagle Park) in Sammamish. Near Ames Lake, Washington
Puget Power Powerline Trail
A great singletrack hill climb with a couple of technical sections to keep you on your toes. Near Redmond, Washington
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Central-West Cascades & Seattle Rock Climbing 


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BETA PHOTO: Bouldering Guidebook to Western Washington

Description 

The area from Seattle-Puget Sound to Snoqualmie Pass and Steven's Pass, covering King County and the southern half of Snohomish County

Getting There 

Mainly I5 N-S and either I90 or HW2 E-W.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.6 miles from here

1,004 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',146],['3 Stars',415],['2 Stars',335],['1 Star',90],['Bomb',1]
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Classic Climbing Routes in Central-West Cascades & Seattle

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Central-West Cascades & Seattle:
Great Northern Slab   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches   Lower Town Wall : Great Northern Slab
Senior Citizens in Space   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Lookout Point Area : Private Idaho
Aires   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 5 pitches, 250'   Lower Town Wall : Great Northern Slab
Godzilla   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Princely Ambitions   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Toxic Shock   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   Inner Walls : Notch, cave side (SW)
Breakfast of Champions   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Lower Town Wall : Great Northern Slab
Sagittarius   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Rattletale   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   Lookout Point Area : Rattletale Wall
Lovin' Arms   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   Upper Town Wall : Central Wall Area
Davis-Holland Route   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   Upper Town Wall : Central Wall Area
The Brett Thompson and Scott Fuller Memorial Route   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 5 pitches   Upper Town Wall : Dana's Arch Area
Fairies Wear Boots   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad   Upper Town Wall : Lower Cheeks
Cunning Stunt   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   The Country Area : The Country
Slow Children   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Thin Fingers   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Lower Town Wall : Narrow Arrow and further ri...
Aborigine   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport   Exit 32 / Little Si : World Wall
Japanese Gardens   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 200'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Iron Horse   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
The Bonobo   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13     Trad, 70'   Lookout Point Area : Rattletale Wall
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Accidental Discharge 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  WA : Index : ... : The Blues Cliff
On the far left side of the cliff is this deceptively easy looking slab/arete that provides one of the best pitches of the 'low angle' style at Index. Meander up ramps and cracks to the slab for 20' to the first bolt. There is a tree that can be slung along the way if desired. Once on the slab proper, clip bolts and climb classy, highly textured low angle rock past a couple of cruxes, one at the bottom and another higher up....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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