Elevation: 7,859 ft
GPS: 48.552, -120.59 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: blakeherrington on Sep 16, 2008 · Updates
Admins: Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Z Winters
Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closure at Newhalem Crags March 1st to mid-July Details

Description

Meant to encompass Silver Star Peak, as well as the Wine spires and connected peaks, this area sits to the East of Washington Pass in the beautiful North Cascades. Primarily a summer rock climbing destination, this season ranges from mid-June to late September. Great skiing and some winter climbing can be done other times of the year, although access is problematic.

Getting There

Hwy 20, open seasonally, provides access to the West side of Silver Star Peak and the Wine Spires. Other areas can be reached via Varden Creek, Cedar Creek, or Willow Creek, via trails or bushwacking.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Silver Star and Wine spires

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Steep Snow
 35
Silver Star Glacier
Trad, Snow, Alpine
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R
 10
East Face
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 57
North Face
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 84
West Ridge
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 4
Playing Not Spraying
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 76
East Face / Rebel Yell
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Gato Negro
Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 72
Clean Break
Trad, Alpine 15 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 3
Action Potential
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 18
Rampage
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Silver Star Glacier Silver Star Mountain
 35
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Steep Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
East Face Chablis Spire
 10
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
North Face Burgundy Spire
 57
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
West Ridge Paisano Pinnacle
 84
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
Playing Not Spraying Silver Horn
 4
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
East Face / Rebel Yell Chianti Spire
 76
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
Gato Negro Whine Spire
 3
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
Clean Break Juno Tower
 72
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 15 pitches
Action Potential Burgundy Spire
 3
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
Rampage Paisano Pinnacle
 18
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
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