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Inner Walls Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Lizzy Trower on Jan 27, 2006
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Description 

With their slightly longer approaches and less impressive route density, the Inner Walls are quite often less crowded than the Main Wall and the Great Northern Slab. The routes tend to be nice all year as long as it isn't raining. (And even if it does, many of the routes dry out quite fast.) The Inner Walls are formed by the Canyon in between the Main Wall area and the Lower Lump, and so are best categorized by the West side and the East side.

Getting There 

From the main trail that goes towards the Great Northern Slab, turn left onto another trail that winds its way up for quite a while. This approach is probably less than 15 minutes.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.4 miles from here

24 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',4],['5.10',7],['5.11',8],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Inner Walls

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Inner Walls:
Corner Flash   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 55'   Notch, Grandeur Buttress si...
Who Put The Purr In My Pussy   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Missing Bottle Buttress
Toxic Shock   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   Notch, cave side (SW)
Happy Puppy   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Missing Bottle Buttress
Behind the Eight Ball   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Notch, cave side (SW)
Troubled Waters   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Missing Bottle Buttress
Even Steven   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch   Notch, cave side (SW)
Agent Orange   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'   Notch, Grandeur Buttress si...
Slapshot   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Notch, cave side (SW)
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Toxic Shock 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  WA : Index : ... : Notch, cave side (SW)
Toxic Shock is one of the most gorgeous parallel 5.9 handcracks I've ever seen. To get there, follow the Inner Walls trail way up, cross the stream to your left, just below a large boulder, and continue up towards the west side of the canyon. The Toxic Shock area has a crack and a bolted arete leading up to an intermediate ledge with a rap station. For Toxic Shock, either layback the crack to the left of the bolted arete (not terribly well protected), or start around the corner to the right on t...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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