The Country Area is often less crowded than the Main Wall, and tends to be warmer when the sun is out. But the lower parts, particularly on the right side gets shade earlier in the day than the Lower and Upper Walls. So on a sunny day, it is warmer in the morning, cooler in late afternoon.
After you cross the train tracks, walk right along the tracks, following an access road. Soon, the road turns off to the left into an leveled, open area with a picnic table and an obvious tunnel, now sealed off.
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GM Route 5.9 WA : Index Town Walls : ... : The Country
A fun route with great rock and varied climbing. Walk right from the clearing in front of the tunnel and turn left when the trail allows. There is a ledge 15-20 ft. up. There are a couple of boulder problems that go up the face, or you can scramble around up and right to gain the ledge, then traverse back left to the bolts where the route begins. P1 (5.8+) Climb up the corner past a bolt to a long ledge. Traverse to the left end of the ledge, where you will find a bolted belay by the tree. P2 (5...[more] Browse More Classics in WA