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Marcus Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 2,000'
Location: 48.6971, -118.0072 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Marty Bland on Jun 15, 2010
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Natural Born Puller 5.13a - in the cave

Description 

Limestone cave and overhanging walls. Sun at 2pm and gets hot. Seeps in spring. Some choss, some bullet hard. All types of climbing and holds represented. Routes start at 11a and go up.

Getting There 

From Kettle Falls, WA. take highway 25 north to the town of Marcus. Continue past Marcus 3.2 mi and take a right up the hill when you see a brown brick house on your right. You'll see the cliff as well. Follow the logging road uphill and look for a large limestone boulder and cairns on your right. This marks the trail to the cliff. Don't block the road when you park. Guide: Inland Northwest Rockclimbs by Marty Blandoutdoorexperience.us/store/pro...

Climbing Season



Weather station 11.6 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['5.13',1],['>=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]


Featured Route For Marcus

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Photos of Marcus Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down the west side of main wall
Looking down the west side of main wall
Rock Climbing Photo: The cave area,
The cave area,
Rock Climbing Photo: Brian Raymon on Heavy Handed, 13a.
Brian Raymon on Heavy Handed, 13a.
Rock Climbing Photo: Little collage from marcus
Little collage from marcus
Rock Climbing Photo: Marty Bland on Short Bus, 12d.
Marty Bland on Short Bus, 12d.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mark Polinski on Unemployment Line, 13c.
Mark Polinski on Unemployment Line, 13c.
Rock Climbing Photo: Derek Foote on Royal with Cheese, 12a.
Derek Foote on Royal with Cheese, 12a.
Rock Climbing Photo: Here's the cliff.  There's a little over 35 routes...
Here's the cliff. There's a little over 35 routes...
Rock Climbing Photo: Leann Polinski warming up on Brownstar, 11a.
Leann Polinski warming up on Brownstar, 11a.

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