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The Carnival Boulders Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Peter Franzen on Oct 21, 2009


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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.

Getting There 

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

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Carnival Boulders:
Fen Fin   V0 4     Boulder   
Grain Brain   V3 6A     Boulder   
The Ferret   V3 6A     Boulder   
Giant Man   V4 6B     Boulder   
The Rib   V4 6B     Boulder   
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Featured Route For The Carnival Boulders
Rock Climbing Photo: Right hand ferret head

The Ferret V3 6A  WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : The Carnival Boulders
Start low on the (flexy) flake and move up through a couple of cool face holds to a right-facing rail. Pretty fun for a couple of warm-up laps....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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By Obi
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.

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