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Elevation: 1,799 ft 548 m
GPS: 47.43561, -121.6638
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Shared By: Luke Stefurak on Jan 30, 2006 · Updates
Admins: Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Zachary Winters

Description Suggest change

A steep, clean, blocky wall, home to a bunch of Exit 38's moderate to advanced routes. The grades range from 5.9 -> 5.12b and are on blocky metamorphic rock; it's easy to tell the grade by two factors, jugginess and thugginess. If it looks steeper or smoother, it's harder.

Nevermind is really part of the lower half of the extensive cliff that forms the east wall of Change Creek. The mossy, crumbly upper half is easily visible from the Iron Horse Trail or the highway. There is more rock above and to the right, but a ring of dirt and trees between the lower and upper cliffs blocks access to the former and the latter is choss with bad belay spots.

Nevermind is a bit like a poor man's World Wall; although the rock isn't serpentine, it is similarly clean and slippery. Rain gathers in the upper cliff and seeps endlessly after rain, but some of the routes stay dry in a shower and they're always shaded.

Getting There Suggest change

Join the Iron Horse trail either from the gravel pullouts or the Mt Washington trailhead. Go east and cross the first bridge over Change Creek. Right after the big bridge there is a steep trail on the right with a short fixed rope. Follow this up through the woods for a few dozen yards and you'll see the wall on the left.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Nevermind Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 146
Strip Clip
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 158
Neverigine
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 75
The Ascentionist
Sport 6 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 147
Love Bucket
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 99
Powerless
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 120
Big Mama
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 41
Easily Amused
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 164
Steep Street
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 175
Architect Rally
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 104
Negatherion
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 43
Canine Patrol
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 146
Cultureshock
Sport
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 70
Under Arrest
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 49
The Goblet
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 22
The Warm Up
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Strip Clip
 146
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Neverigine
 158
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
The Ascentionist
 75
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport 6 pitches
Love Bucket
 147
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Powerless
 99
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Big Mama
 120
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Easily Amused
 41
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Steep Street
 164
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Architect Rally
 175
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Negatherion
 104
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Canine Patrol
 43
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Cultureshock
 146
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Under Arrest
 70
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Goblet
 49
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
The Warm Up
 22
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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