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Central-West Cascades & Seattle

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A slow-speed, tech trail that epitomizes the Summit Ridge side of this network. Near Black Diamond, Washington
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Master Link
Surprisingly smooth 2.5 miles of climbing. Near Mirrormont, Washington
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Off The Grid
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Duthie Hill Intro Lap
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Central-West Cascades & Seattle Rock Climbing 

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BETA PHOTO: Bouldering Guidebook to Western Washington


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',148],['3 Stars',411],['2 Stars',338],['1 Star',89],['Bomb',1]

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)
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
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
Sagittarius   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
The Brett Thompson and Scott Fuller Memorial Route   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 5 pitches   Upper Town Wall : Dana's Arch Area
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
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   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13     Trad, 70'   Lookout Point Area : Rattletale Wall
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Rock Climbing Photo: Black Cat Bone

Black Cat Bone 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  WA : Index : ... : The Blues Cliff
Start with a difficult crack bolder problem to the right of the obvious flake start to Twelve Gauge IQ. Climb part of that route and step over to a finger crack on the right face. Getting started in the crack is the crux. One can traverse left at the top into the sport climb Twelve Gauge IQ, or, I believe, head right to another anchor. I can't remember if this other anchor currently exists, however....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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