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Clem's Holler Rock Climbing 

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Location: 47.58978, -120.68839 View Map  Incorrect?
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Clem's Holler hosts a selection of worthwhile single pitch and two pitch sport routes. The rock faces south and gets lots of sun, so it is climbable earlier and later in the year than many other crags in the area, though the base of the wall is shaded by trees, which is nice on hot days. Together with other nearby crags (Puzzle Palace, Nut House, Retardant Rock, Special Spot) Clem's Holler offers a wide range of climbing and difficulty. This can be a busy area on weekends.

Getting There 

To find Clem's Holler, drive about 0.5 miles west out of Leavenworth. Park in a pullout on the south side of the road, across from a "Deer for 7 miles" sign on the north side. The approach trail begins about 100 yards up from the pullout on the north side of the road.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Clem's Holler

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Clem's Holler:
Honkey's Lament   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches   
Gun Rack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 2 pitches   
Nettlesome   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 2 pitches, 175'   
Playin' Possum   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 240'   
Poultry in Motion   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Perils of Pauline   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Pitches two (rope) and three of Playin' Possum.  T...

Playin' Possum 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Clem's Holler
Playin' Possum is located just right of Nettlesome. P1 & P2 can easily be combined for a long and fun 5.8 jaunt.P1. Begin up a small corner just behind a tree, and continue up fun 5.8 moves to an anchor.P2. Slabbier than P1, P2 continues up another 5 clips to an anchor (5.8).P3. This pitch is the meat of the climb. Getting established on the face requires some thought, but is not as hard as it might appear. Follow bolts to a shallow, diagonaling crack which requires supplemental gear (~30'...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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