Elevation: 1,877 ft
GPS: 47.59, -120.689 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: ScottH on Sep 27, 2006
Admins: Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Z Winters

Description

Clem's Holler and the surrounding crags (Puzzle Palace, Nut House, Special Spot, Retardant Rock) offer a wide variety of climbs. Most of the climbs are single pitch, though some multi-pitch options exist. Most climbs require some supplemental gear, though there are also some nice purely bolted climbs. Most of the crags face south and have lots of sun exposure.

Getting There

To find the Clem's Holler area, drive about 0.5 miles west out of Leavenworth. Park in a pullout on the south side of the road, across from a "Deer for 7 miles" sign on the north side. The approach trail begins about 100 yards up from the pullout on the north side of the road.

28 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Clem's Holler Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 21
Honkey's Lament
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 21
Piece of the Puzzle
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 32
Opening Ceremonies
Trad, Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 118
Gun Rack
Sport 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 41
Nettlesome
Sport 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 29
Cryptogram
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 60
Playin' Possum
Trad, Sport 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 11
Semi-Final
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 31
The Javelin
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 31
Perplexus
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 48
Poultry in Motion
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 6
Rubik's Cube
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 15
Perils of Pauline
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 10
Kissin' Cousins
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 8
Halcyon Daze
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Honkey's Lament Clem's Holler
 21
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Piece of the Puzzle Puzzle Palace
 21
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Opening Ceremonies Special Spot
 32
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Sport
Gun Rack Clem's Holler
 118
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 2 pitches
Nettlesome Clem's Holler
 41
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport 2 pitches
Cryptogram Puzzle Palace
 29
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Playin' Possum Clem's Holler
 60
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport 3 pitches
Semi-Final Special Spot
 11
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
The Javelin Special Spot
 31
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Perplexus Puzzle Palace
 31
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Poultry in Motion Clem's Holler
 48
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Rubik's Cube Puzzle Palace
 6
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Perils of Pauline Clem's Holler
 15
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Kissin' Cousins Clem's Holler
 10
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Halcyon Daze Nut House
 8
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
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