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Skykomish Valley Rock Climbing 


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Location: 47.84257, -121.69584 View Map  Incorrect?
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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

570 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',113],['3 Stars',275],['2 Stars',128],['1 Star',43],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',15],['5.8',16],['5.9',43],['5.10',116],['5.11',130],['5.12',64],['5.13',8],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',27],['V2-3',79],['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
Toxic Shock   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   Inner Walls : Notch, cave side (SW)
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
Breakfast of Champions   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Lower Town Wall : Great Northern Slab
Sagittarius   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Rattletale   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   Lookout Point Area : Rattletale Wall
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
Fairies Wear Boots   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad   Upper Town Wall : Lower Cheeks
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...
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
The Bonobo   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13     Trad, 70'   Lookout Point Area : Rattletale Wall
Infinite Jest   5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Upper Town Wall : Lower Cheeks
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Featured Route For Skykomish Valley
Rock Climbing Photo: Topping out Wise Man's Fear. Photo by Pablo Zuleta

Wise Man's Fear V5 6C  WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : ... : 420 Zone
Start matching in rail down in the hole on the left side of the overhanging face. Use feet out right. Go up on good holds to arete/lip. Go to the top using the left arete. Do some wizard $hit and high steps while using the slopey hand holds on the arĂȘte to make a desperate move to the top. Very rewarding. A low start on the footholds of the normal prob adds a grade to the problem and a couple fun moves....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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