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Southeast Cascades & Yakima

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Tieton River 

Southeast Cascades & Yakima 


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Description 

Region just east of the Southwestern Cascades. Includes the Yakima area.


Getting There 

I90 and HW82.


138 Total Routes


['4 Stars',13],['3 Stars',61],['2 Stars',50],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',1]
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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Southeast Cascades & Yakima:
The Cutting Edge   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Royal Columns : Orange Sunshine area
Mush Maker   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Royal Columns : Main Face
Ed's Jam   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches   The Bend : Bend Center
First Blood   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 70'   Royal Columns : Main Face
Thriller Pillar   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 70'   Royal Columns : Orange Sunshine area
Ride the Lightning   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13     Trad, Sport, Alpine, 7 pitches, 500'   Tieton River : Goose Egg Mountain
Jam Exam   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Royal Columns : Orange Sunshine area
Salmon Song   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   The Bend : Bend West
Inca Roads   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Royal Columns : Main Face
Ring of Fire   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 80'   Lava Point : Dream Wall
MX   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 210'   The Bend : Bend Center
Reckoning   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   The Bend : Bend West
Orange Sunshine   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Royal Columns : Orange Sunshine area
Cat Crack   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 90'   Tieton River : Wild Cat Wall
Paul Maul   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Royal Columns : Orange Sunshine area
Pure Joy   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad   The Bend : Bend West
Saint Of Circumstance   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Lava Point : Lava Wall/Deadheads
The Price of Complacency   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Royal Columns : Orange Sunshine area
Keel Hauled   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 110'   Tieton River : Wild Cat Wall
Whitewashed   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   South Fork Cliff : Astral Wall
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The Price of Complacency:  Follows the overhanging arete.

The Price of Complacency 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  WA : Tieton River : ... : Orange Sunshine area
One of the better 60-foot sport routes of its grade in Washington. Climbs the overhanging arete to the right of Stress Management through a combination of left hand arete pulling and right hand edge cranking. The story behind the route's name is recounted in Jim Nelson's Selected Climbs of the Cascades, Vol. II....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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