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Arete-Acal, The S 
Bridger T 
Chasing Amy S 
Double Trouble T 
First Blood T 
Good Timer T 
Humble Pie S 
Ignorant Pursuit T 
Imperial Master S 
Inca Roads T 
Level Head T 
Little Known Wonder T 
Mush Maker T 
Nimrod's Nemesis T 
Not So Easy T 
Render Us Weightless Roof T 
Render Us Weightless/Ball & Chain--Direct Start T,S 
Slacker T 
Slashed T,S 
Switchback T 
Twin Cracks T 
Unknown 5.7 T 
Wild Child/variation T 
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With taller pillars, a darker coating of lichen, and shade that lasts later into the day, the main face doesn't seem quite as friendly as the Orange Sunshine area. Here too, though, there are some great climbs, including the Tieton's classic 5.9, Inca Roads. There are also a few dirty offwidth sandbags you'll never miss climbing.

Getting There 

Hike to the cliff. Continue past the Orange Sunshine area and scramble over the nose of rock.

Climbing Season

Weather station 10.9 miles from here

23 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Main Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Main Face:
Double Trouble   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Nimrod's Nemesis   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 90'   
Bridger   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 80'   
Unknown 5.7   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Little Known Wonder   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Mush Maker   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Render Us Weightless Roof   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 95'   
First Blood   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 70'   
Wild Child/variation   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
Ignorant Pursuit   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Inca Roads   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Render Us Weightless/Ball & Chain--Direct Start   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, Sport   
The Arete-Acal   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 90'   
Imperial Master   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 90'   
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Inca Roads 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  WA : Tieton River : ... : Main Face
Another good crack line. Hands to fingers. Sucks up gear. Was rated 5.9 in the old guidebook....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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