Lower Town Wall Rock Climbing
Just a few steps away from the parking lot, the Lower Wall is where most people will be on a nice day in the summer. There are easier routes on the Great Northern Slab as well as more difficult routes and aid routes on the Main Wall and The Country. The Lower Wall is generally very nice when it is sunny. The trees provide shade for the lower portions of routes and always for the belayer.
Once you cross the train tracks, go a little left and find the trail that heads up towards the wall. The part of the trail that turns right stays along the base of the Lower Wall.
Weather station 1.1 miles from here
76 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',26],['3 Stars',35],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Lower Town Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lower Town Wall:
Featured Route For Lower Town Wall
Sagittarius 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b WA
: ... : Main Wall, left side
Just to the left of Japanese Gardens is this obvious line of hand cracks and traversing roofs. Start on the ledges above the big stump on the trail and lieback a wide flare for about 10 feet to a short finger crack. Move right into a sweet steep handcrack, up into a wide (6"?) crack that traverses left. Clip the fixed chock before the traverse, and walk a # 5 Camalot to the end if you want to protect this section, or drag will become an issue. At the end of the traverse there is a set ...[more] Browse More Classics in WA
BETA PHOTO: View from the parking lot
Apr 13, 2009
Climbing Access at the Lower Town Wall and some adjacent areas is currently imperiled by potential mining/development operations. Negotiations are currently underway between the owner(s) and the appropriate entities (Access Fund, Washington Climbers Coalition). If you enjoy climbing at the Town Walls, please watch for more info. When the chance presents itself, consider DONATING to this worthy cause. In the meantime, please respect any potential closures or restrictions that may or may not affect climbing at the Town Walls.
By Ol' Toby
Oct 30, 2015
Finest crag in the land.