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Skykomish Valley Rock Climbing 


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Location: 47.84257, -121.69584 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jon Nelson on Nov 29, 2013  with updates from Poblanco
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Description 

Region along HW 2, from Monroe to Steven's Pass. The valley has great bouldering, sport, and trad climbing. Most of the rock is granite, but the rock at No Name and nearby crags is instead similar to that at Little Si in North Bend.

Getting There 

HW 2.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.0 miles from here

559 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',108],['3 Stars',275],['2 Stars',126],['1 Star',43],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',15],['5.8',16],['5.9',43],['5.10',115],['5.11',126],['5.12',63],['5.13',8],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',26],['V2-3',78],['V4-5',33],['V6-7',21],['V8-9',10],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',5],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Skykomish Valley

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Skykomish Valley:
Great Northern Slab   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches   Lower Town Wall : Great Northern Slab
Senior Citizens in Space   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Lookout Point Area : Private Idaho
Aires   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 5 pitches, 250'   Lower Town Wall : Great Northern Slab
Godzilla   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Princely Ambitions   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Toxic Shock   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   Inner Walls : Notch, cave side (SW)
Breakfast of Champions   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Lower Town Wall : Great Northern Slab
Tatoosh   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   Lower Town Wall : Narrow Arrow and further ri...
Rattletale   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   Lookout Point Area : Rattletale Wall
Sagittarius   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Lovin' Arms   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   Upper Town Wall : Central Wall Area
Davis-Holland Route   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   Upper Town Wall : Central Wall Area
The Brett Thompson and Scott Fuller Memorial Route   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 5 pitches   Upper Town Wall : Dana's Arch Area
Cunning Stunt   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   The Country Area : The Country
Slow Children   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Thin Fingers   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Lower Town Wall : Narrow Arrow and further ri...
Up'er Zipper   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 4 pitches, 300'   Upper Town Wall : The Beach
Even Steven   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch   Inner Walls : Notch, cave side (SW)
Japanese Gardens   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 200'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Iron Horse   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
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Featured Route For Skykomish Valley
Rock Climbing Photo: The crack section of I am in top a shader.

I am in top a shader 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  WA : Index : ... : Private Idaho
A bouldery face move off the ground leads to a bolt. Traverse left on a large edge and go up to a mantle with a bolt (can be done by stepping in from the left). The face crux involves climbing from the ledge to the start of the crack. The crack crux is at the bottom. Soon thereafter, a sequence of two hand pods is reached, providing some rest. But the crack remains interesting and pumpy to the top. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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