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Middle Peak Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: blakeherrington on Dec 22, 2008
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Description 

The highest of the Gunsight peaks, the notch between the middle and north peaks forms the namesake "V" slot. The rock is white granite, some of the best in the cascades. Major faces exist on the East (Blue Glacier) and West (Chickamin Glacier) sides.

Getting There 

Distinctly Alpine

Climbing Season

For the North Cascades area.

Weather station 12.3 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Middle Peak:
East Face   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 600'   
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Featured Route For Middle Peak
Rock Climbing Photo: Dan Hilden aiding the short (easily avoidable) pen...

Gunrunner 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b C1 Easy Snow  WA : Northwest Region : ... : Middle Peak
This route is the complete N->S traverse of the range, summiting the Northeast, North, Middle, and South peaks. The route will require carrying over, likely with ice axes and crampons. It begins and end on glaciers, although for us it began on the Chickamin and ended on the Blue Glacier. Most of the climbing is in the 5.9 range....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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