The Carnival Boulders Rock Climbing
The Carnival Boulders are a nice area just up-canyon from the 8 Mile campground. There are some great warmups and easy problems as well as a couple of fun moderates and at least one new-school highball (Big Happy or Legs Go Snappy
South-facing, plenty of sun, and the usual short & steep approach.
Park at 7.4 miles up the canyon next to a large rock outcropping on the side of the road. Walk straight up the steep hillside for 100m to reach the main area.
Climbing Season For the ** Bouldering in Icicle Creek area.
Weather station 4.4 miles from here
7 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Carnival Boulders
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Carnival Boulders:
Featured Route For The Carnival Boulders
Giant Man V3-4 6A+ WA
: Central-East Cascades, Wena...
: ... : The Carnival Boulders
Awesomely slabby.Start in the middle of the face on good holds and style your way through some small crimps and footholds before a somewhat off-balance move to a big edge. Top out straight above.It's probably best to do this when it's dry; I got a bit sketched out after grabbing the good edge and finding it to be completely soaked with water along with the slopers on the topout. After much hesitation and one near slip I managed to top it out, but it was way more exciting than I had a...[more] Browse More Classics in WA
From: Portland, OR
May 26, 2015
Additional info on the approach:
the "large rock outcropping" noted in the description of this area is also the top of Eight Mile Rock. The trail up to the boulders is about 200 ft east (back towards town) of Eight Mile Rock on the north side of the road. Look for what seems like a steep dusty wash up the side of the slope.