Elevation: 3,458 ft
GPS: 47.53, -120.719 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Addict on Jan 30, 2006
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Z Winters
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Description

Snow Creek Wall at approximately 800 feet in height is the premier crag in the Leavenworth area. Routes range from 5.7 to 5.12a and up to 8 pitches long. The rock is a high friction granite with good cracks and a large number of chickenheads on it. The classic rock climb Outer Space is located here, and is regarded as one of the best routes in the state.

Snow Creek Wall is a good place to climb in the spring and fall. It is a good idea to avoid this area in the heart of the summer due to its low elevation and eastern exposure. Expect crowds on the popular routes almost every weekend.

Getting There

Park at the Snow Lake trail parking lot in Icicle Creek Canyon. Hike up the Snow Lake trail for approximately 45 minutes until directly across from the wall. Leave the trail and find a log to cross the creek on, then proceed uphill to the base of the wall.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Snow Creek Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 133
Orbit
Trad 7 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 550
Outer Space
Trad 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
RPM (2nd pitch early exit)
Trad 6 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 14
Mary Jane Dihedral
Trad 5 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 20
RPM
Trad 6 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 45
Iconoclast
Trad 8 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 54
Hyperspace
Trad 7 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 16
Edge of Space
Trad, Sport 7 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Orbit
 133
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad 7 pitches
Outer Space
 550
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 6 pitches
RPM (2nd pitch early exit)
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 6 pitches
Mary Jane Dihedral
 14
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
RPM
 20
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 6 pitches
Iconoclast
 45
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 8 pitches
Hyperspace
 54
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 7 pitches
Edge of Space
 16
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Sport 7 pitches
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