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Areas in Icicle Creek

** Bouldering in Icicle Creek 0 / 0 / 0 / 244 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 244
Alphabet Rock 4 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Barney's Rubble 3 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Bathtub Dome 4 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Bebop-Dinky-Secret Crags 4 / 3 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Bridge Creek Area 7 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Bruces Boulder 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Buzzbomb Area 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Carnival Crack 3 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Clamshell Cave 7 / 5 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Condor Buttress 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Crack du Jour 6 / 5 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Doctor Rock 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Dog Dome 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Domestic Dome Area 11 / 10 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 19
Duty Dome - Warrior Wall - Peek-a-boo Area 26 / 18 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 36
Eight Mile Area 25 / 12 / 10 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 34
Fourth of July Buttress 0 / 4 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Givler's Dome 3 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Hammerhead and Playground Point 18 / 14 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 29
Hook Creek Drainage 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1
Hubba Hubba 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Icicle Buttress and Bob's Wall 13 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 17
Lower Icicle Canyon 35 / 23 / 14 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 42
Madsen's Buttress 6 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 7
Memorial Buttress 6 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Mountaineer's Dome 5 / 0 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Muscle Beach 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Nurse Rock 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
O-Zone, The 6 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Purina and Careno Area 34 / 13 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 42
Rainbow Falls 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Snow Creek Area 29 / 8 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 35
Trudge Wall 4 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
White Fang 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 2
Elevation: 1,356 ft
GPS: 47.543, -120.711 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: jonah on Jan 25, 2006
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick
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Description

A great area just outside Leavenworth littered with granite crags, boulders and some ice climbs. The crags tend to be scattered. Some are roadside, while others have 1.5 hour uphill approaches. All aspects, and climbable in all seasons (though winter gets pretty chilly for rock). There are both crowded and secluded areas, and routes of all grades. This tends to be a more moderate area, with tons of classic routes 5.11 and under. But there are also some harder lines, quite a bit of hard bouldering, and potential for much more.

Classic climbs include Outer Space, Givler's Dome, the Regular Route on Careno Crag and many, many more.

The Icicle area is also a popular bouldering regions in the Pacific Northwest. The rock is granite, with a grain somewhat larger than that of the Skykomish Valley boulders, but the terrain tends to be flatter and the environment drier. There are classic problems of every grade here, and although the boulders themselves are spread out along the two canyons there are almost always plenty of problems within walking distance of a given road pullout.

There are several Forest Service campgrounds in the canyon.

The nearby town of Leavenworth is a faux-bavarian tourist town. Gustav's - on the main drag - has good pub food and a good brew selection.

Rest days include whitewater kayaking and rafting, guzzling brews on a sunny terrace in town, or hiking into the Enchantments, one of the most amazing alpine environments around.




Leavenworth is a short drive away for beer and food.
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Getting There

Take Highway 2 to Leavenworth. On the west side of town, follow Icicle Road into the canyon.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Icicle Creek

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V1 5
The Hueco Route
Boulder
V2 5+
Sunny and Steep
Boulder
V3 6A
Drugstore Cowboy
Boulder
V4 6B
The Fridge Center
Boulder
V4 6B
The Real Thing
Boulder
V4 6B PG13
The Pocket
Boulder
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
R & D
Trad 4 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Givler's Crack
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Classic Crack
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Dogleg Crack
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Orbit
Trad 7 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Outer Space
Trad 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Cloud Nine
Trad 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Celestial Groove
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Condorphamine Addiction
Sport 7 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Hueco Route * Bouldering in I… > Mad Meadows V1 5 Boulder
Sunny and Steep * Bouldering in I… > Forestland Boulders V2 5+ Boulder
Drugstore Cowboy * Bouldering in I… > Mad Meadows V3 6A Boulder
The Fridge Center * Bouldering in I… > Fridge V4 6B Boulder
The Real Thing * Bouldering in I… > Forestland Boulders V4 6B Boulder
The Pocket * Bouldering in I… > Mad Meadows V4 6B PG13 Boulder
R & D Icicle Buttress a… > Icicle Buttress 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 4 pitches
Givler's Crack Givler's Dome 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Classic Crack Eight Mile Area > Eight-Mile Rock 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Dogleg Crack Alphabet Rock 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Orbit Snow Creek Area > Snow Creek Wall 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad 7 pitches
Outer Space Snow Creek Area > Snow Creek Wall 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 6 pitches
Cloud Nine Snow Creek Area > Pearly Gates 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Celestial Groove Snow Creek Area > Pearly Gates 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Condorphamine Addiction Condor Buttress 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport 7 pitches
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Redmond, WA
Kyle Love   Redmond, WA
Here is a video we made featuring some climbs in Icicle Creek!
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