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Morpheus Rock Climbing 

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Location: 47.6652, -121.4 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: gabriel cisneros on Aug 6, 2013
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Over 150 already established problems on high quality granite boulders. Pictures can be seen here:

Topo guide and directions are here:

Getting There 

From Seattle area: Take US Route 2 East to Skykomish, WA. At mile post 45.89 turn right onto NE Old Cascade Highway toward Money Creek Campground. Continue on the paved road until you reach Miller River Road (USFS 6410). Turn Right onto Miller River Road, which turns into USFS 6410. Go for 3.5 miles until you see a green gate on the right side of the road. Park out of the way and hike along old logging road past gate. About 10 mins of hiking you will see the car door boulder on the right and the UnDammed boulder along the river on the left. Go to: for directions and topo.
Please do your best to keep this area clean and comply with all wilderness area rules and regulations.

Climbing Season

For the Skykomish Valley area.

Weather station 3.0 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Morpheus

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Morpheus:
French Exit   V5 6C     Boulder   420 Zone
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Featured Route For Morpheus
Rock Climbing Photo: Diamond Engagement. FA

Diamond Engagement V5+ 6C+  WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : ... : 420 Zone
Start placing your body inside the inset diamond block is within the large diamond boulder. Left hand low using the lower diamond crack as a undercling and the right hand is on a crimp on the face or gaston out right. Go up to good pinch and finger lock. Then head out of the inset and straight up using sidepulls and good ledges. Topout at the apex of the Diamond. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

Photos of Morpheus Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Ryan on Wise Man's Fear
Ryan on Wise Man's Fear
Rock Climbing Photo:  The Bermuda Triangle also known as the “Devil’s...
The Bermuda Triangle also known as the “Devil’s...
Rock Climbing Photo: Tsunami: Photo by Blue
Tsunami: Photo by Blue
Rock Climbing Photo: John Lyman on French Exit.
John Lyman on French Exit.
Rock Climbing Photo: McBerkey
Rock Climbing Photo: Kangaroo Arete Begin around the corner on large ho...
Kangaroo Arete Begin around the corner on large ho...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Diamond Engagement.  Photo by Pablo Zuleta
The Diamond Engagement. Photo by Pablo Zuleta
Rock Climbing Photo: Wizards Hat
Wizards Hat

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By gabriel cisneros
Aug 6, 2013
Morpheus video of 420 area.
By michal
From: Everett WA
Aug 9, 2013
Have climbed on river side boulders here years ago when going up to Berlin wall. Nice find and topo, we did couple problems. The funny thing is that the biggest boulder field is about one mile bushwack up hill from parking lot past large ceders. Hundreds of boulders. My buddy Jeremy Z showed me the spot while on way too the Miller High Life Crag.
By PabloZ
From: Seattle, Washington
Aug 13, 2013
Could it be that you are talking about page 3 and 4 of the maps posted on
By gabriel cisneros
Aug 19, 2013
Approach Boulders, Upper and Lower Devil's Club Forest Boulders Video
By Neilsonb
From: Tucson, AZ
Jul 30, 2014
Went out to 420 Boulders yesterday for the first time. Beautiful area with awesome problems. I saw that the posted link is no longer working and am wondering where I could find topos of the developed boulders in the area are. Any help would be awesome.
By gabriel cisneros
Mar 2, 2015
Morpheus Info and blog are now located here:

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