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Description

This is beginner central at Vantage. On one side you can even sport the tailgate belay. It tends to be a bit crowded due to the density of moderate routes. The feathers are climbable on both north and south sides allowing for most weather conditions.

Getting There

This formation is easily seen from the parking lot.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Feathers

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.1 2 6 II 7 MD 2a
Where the Sidewalk Ends
Sport
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Mandatory Suicide
Sport
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Updrafts to Heaven
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Beckey Route
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Altar of Sacrifice
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Satan's Little Helper
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
The Uprising
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Don Coyote
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Jesus Saves
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Desert Shield
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Medicine Man
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Dance of the Shaman
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Satan's Wagon
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Wish I Were Skiing at 49 Degrees North
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Hardening of the Arteries
Sport
Where the Sidewalk Ends N Side 5.1 2 6 II 7 MD 2a Sport
Mandatory Suicide N Side 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Sport
Updrafts to Heaven S Side 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Sport
Beckey Route N Side 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Altar of Sacrifice N Side 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Satan's Little Helper N Side 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
The Uprising N Side 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Don Coyote S Side 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Jesus Saves N Side 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Desert Shield N Side 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Sport
Medicine Man S Side 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Dance of the Shaman S Side 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Satan's Wagon N Side 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Wish I Were Skiing at 49 De… S Side 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Hardening of the Arteries S Side 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
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Ryan Flynn
Maple Valley, WA
Ryan Flynn   Maple Valley, WA
This area gets a bit of a bad rap for having too many beginner climbs, in my opinion. I love climbing here every time I've been.

Got a perfect day out here on December 26. Walls were empty, sun was out, it was great! Dec 27, 2009
Lots of good climbs, but be careful for rocks due to the high density! May 27, 2009
Lacey LaDuke
Spokane, Washington
Lacey LaDuke   Spokane, Washington
This is a great warm up before you head out to the more distant walls.
It's also great when you are too hung over to hike far. ;) Oct 14, 2008
Although this area can be overrun with climbers, it has some excellent routes that would make the most experienced 5.13 crimp-masters smile. I end up climbing here every time I go to Vantage. May 18, 2007

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