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Central-West Cascades & Seattle

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Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

Tiger Mountain Loop
A 13.5 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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Loren Foss on pitch 2 of Lovin' Arms.

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

965 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',135],['3 Stars',400],['2 Stars',321],['1 Star',92],['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
Toxic Shock   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   Inner Walls : Notch, cave side (SW)
Princely Ambitions   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Godzilla   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Breakfast of Champions   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Lower Town Wall : Great Northern Slab
Rattletale   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   Lookout Point Area : Rattletale Wall
Tatoosh   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   Lower Town Wall : Narrow Arrow and further ri...
Sagittarius   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
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
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...
The Crimson Eye    5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 4 pitches   Upper Town Wall : Dana's Arch Area
Even Steven   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch   Inner Walls : Notch, cave side (SW)
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
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Featured Route For Central-West Cascades & Seattle
Rock Climbing Photo: Top of Slow Children. So classic!

Slow Children 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  WA : Index : ... : Main Wall, left side
This splitter finger crack has its hardest moves at the very start and the very end, though is pretty continuous throughout. It follows a shallow corner that switches sides a few times.Start by traversing or directly mounting a flake in the left-facing corner. You can place a good piece here(.4 camalot), then make a strenuous move to get to good finger locks in a right facing corner. A short stemming section is encountered before the final splitter crack in a left facing corner. There are two ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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