Notch, cave side (SW) Rock Climbing
Dave Morison on China Syndrome, 11a. (Photo by Def...
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.
Follow the Inner Wall trail to the top.
Climbing Season For the Inner Walls area.
Weather station 1.4 miles from here
15 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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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
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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