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Routes in The Apron (aka Highway Rock)

Crumb Bum S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Highway Love S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Orion S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Razor's Edge S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Turkey Trot S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Unknown T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
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Elevation: 1,724 ft
GPS: 47.838, -117.757 Google Map · Climbing Map
Shared By: kBobby Hanson on Jun 17, 2012 with updates
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick
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Description

The large slabs just below the highest of the domes visible from the road.

Slab climbing abounds here. There is also great potential for sport climbing development on the steep face at the bottom.

Bring a large brush if you plan on climbing these routes. They are mossy, but the rock is very featured. Many knobs and dishes.

Getting There

From the parking lot, head east along the road to the large clearing. You can't miss the Apron. Bushwhack in to the base, and scramble up to the slabs on either the left or the right side of the steep face. The scrambling is mostly 3rd class.

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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport 5 pitches
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Troy Isakson
Spokane, WA
Troy Isakson   Spokane, WA
Do not climb on the bottom of this wall. Stay off property that has the No Trespassing signs. The little road/entrance near The Apron/Highway Rock is off limits for access. The sign in the middle of this drive marks the boundary for the "off-limit" area. However, just past the sign in the road is the boundary and you can climb all routes on Banana Split dome and to the east. Enter via the road with address marked "7406" and enter through the gate. Park near the picnic tables. May 7, 2017
Nick Sweeney
Spokane, WA
Nick Sweeney   Spokane, WA
This area has been seeing a ton of development lately, and is home to multiple multipitch sport routes as well as a handful of single-pitch routes. Sep 28, 2015
The brush has been recently cleared away and getting to the base is now quite easy. Sep 17, 2015

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