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Lower Lump Area  

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Location: 47.81699, -121.5768 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jon Nelson on Oct 26, 2013
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BETA PHOTO: Layout of new climbs in the Lower Lump Area


Region left of the Lower Town Wall, past the trail to the Inner Walls. Near to, and facing, the road and tracks.

The area has tons of potential, with varied terrain from slab to roof. The area already has a fair number of moderate routes, and the approach is as short as that for the Lower Town Wall.

Getting There 

You can park at the next turnout past the LTW main parking lot (i.e., further west), or walk west down the tracks from the LTW. Less than 10-min approach either way.

Climbing Season

For the Index area.

Weather station 1.4 miles from here

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Lower Lump Area:
Smiley Kylee   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'   The Wart
Mean Mug   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 110'   The Wart
Exponential Excavation   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Right of Wart
Compound W   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   The Wart
Huberts Revenge   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Right of Wart
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Featured Route For Lower Lump Area
Walking Legend from the trail

Walking Legend 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  WA : Index : ... : Right of Wart
Named after a local legend that against all odds is still on the sunny side of the grass. This is an AWESOME sport climb that follows a left leaning fault system all the way up the wall with killer views and great exposure. -Pitch 1 5.8+ (65) Shares the same first bolt as Finger My Slot as it traverses right to the sloping ledge. From the slopey ledge head straight up to the anchors.-Pitch 2 5.10 (60) Starts with a technical sequence before transitioning to juggey fun.-Pitch 3 5.10 (115) Thi...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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By Jacob Smith
From: Mill Creek, WA
Aug 2, 2015
The organization of areas attached to the Lower Lump Area is counterintuitive and makes it difficult to browse the routes. Given how few routes are here, I see no reason to divide it up at all.
By Jon Nelson
Aug 2, 2015
The reason for the division of areas is to easily accommodate the routes that will be added. The Lower Lump has a lot more routes listed in the Sky Valley guidebook, with only a few of them here.

I had thought that the routes would get added a little more quickly. But eventually, MP should catch up to and surpass the number of LL routes in the Sky Valley guide. (And it is a bit of a hassle to divide up an area after it has a lot of routes.)

The division is roughly the same as that in the guidebook. What makes the present division counterintuitive?
By djrepnik
Aug 23, 2015
I think you set it up right Jon. Thanks!
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