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Seasonal Raptor Closure April 1-July 31 at Midnight & Noontime Rock MORE INFO >>>

Description 

This excellent crag is one of the best in the state. Everything from face climbs to finger cracks and plenty of wide cracks as well.

This crag is closed from April 1st through July 31st due to peregrine falcons.


Getting There 

Park at the main Castle Rock parking area, and ascend the steep hill to upper castle rock. Traverse loggers ledge to the east, then ascend a long steep hill for about 45 minutes to reach Midnight Rock.


7 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Midnight Rock:
Easter Overhang   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
The Sting   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Trad, 160'   
ROTC   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a     Trad   
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Just past the thin crux section below the alcove on one of the best crack climbs in Washington.

ROTC 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a  WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Midnight Rock
This excellent, dead vertical, splitter crack ranges from fingers to thin hands to perfect hands. The climb starts from an enormous ledge halfway up the center part of midnight rock.Soft at the grade....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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