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Notch, cave side (SW)

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Even Steven T 
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Roadside Floral Curtain S 
Route of All Evil or F.M.B., The T 
Slapshot S 
Sucker Punch S 
Tang T 
Toxic Shock T 
View from the Bridge, The T 
Wall to Wall Fanny T 
Working Man T 
Yellow Cake T,S 

Notch, cave side (SW)  


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Location: 47.81929, -121.57645 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Peter Franzen, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jon Nelson on May 5, 2013
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Nicola Masciandaro leading Even Steven (11b).

Description 

This is the high point on the trail, soon after crossing the creek. The walls at the notch are closest here. The cave side is on the southwest side. Generally, a cool and shady place to hang out.

Getting There 

Follow the Inner Wall trail to the top.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.4 miles from here

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',4],['5.11',6],['5.12',2],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Notch, cave side (SW):
Toxic Shock   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   
Even Steven   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch   
Slapshot   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Toxic Shock 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  WA : Index : ... : Notch, cave side (SW)
Toxic Shock is one of the most gorgeous parallel 5.9 handcracks I've ever seen. To get there, follow the Inner Walls trail way up, cross the stream to your left, just below a large boulder, and continue up towards the west side of the canyon. The Toxic Shock area has a crack and a bolted arete leading up to an intermediate ledge with a rap station. For Toxic Shock, either layback the crack to the left of the bolted arete (not terribly well protected), or start around the corner to the right on t...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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