For next few days, REI will DOUBLE your gift to the Access Fund - up to $65,000. Donate Now!
Mountain Project Logo

Routes in Twin Owls

Unnamed S,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Order Wrong? Sort Routes
Access Issue: Dirt road winter closures Details

Description [Suggest Change]

A pair of little spires sitting side by side. This area gets much less traffic than the big spires. The west twin has a couple of accessible 5.8 lines, and both have harder routes as well.

Routes, left to right.

West twin (climber's left).
  • Unnamed 5.8 (TR only)
  • Unnamed 5.8 (sport, 4 bolts to two hangars)
  • Unknown narrow chimney
  • Unknown route, 5.10a-ish (mixed sport-trad crack and 2 bolts to anchor with chains on top of the formation)

East twin (climber's right).
  • Unnamed 5.11a (sport, 3 bolts to anchor with chains)

Getting There [Suggest Change]

From the parking lot, take the main trail towards the ever-visible middle spire. Take the first side trail on the left going downhill. Follow it past the twin owls formation, then wind around below them to the right.

1 Total Climbs

Route Finder - Best Climbs for YOU!

Location: Twin Owls Change
Type:  to 
Quality:
Pitches:
Sort by:   then:
 

Weather Averages

High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w Precip
 
Prime Climbing Season
J F M A M J J A S O N D
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Photos

David Gibbs
Ottawa, ON
David Gibbs   Ottawa, ON
I climbed the "Unknown route, unknown grade (mixed sport-trad crack and 2 bolts to anchor with chains on top of the formation)" on TR. It felt like about 5.10a to me. Crux was the lower section. Oct 5, 2013
Justin Johnsen
Sacramento, CA
Justin Johnsen   Sacramento, CA  
Thanks David, put your gradestimate in the area description. Oct 25, 2013
wsperry
San Jose/Lafayette
wsperry   San Jose/Lafayette
Climbed a super aesthetic corner pitch on the right owl. 10+ range? any body have info, it starts low in the corner of the right twin in the 4th class gully and works its way up to the big block and you climb face/crack right on the arete of the upper block. super fun route. Oct 1, 2017

More About Twin Owls

Printer-Friendly
What's New
Guidebooks (10)

All Photos Within Twin Owls (2)

Most Popular · Newest · Random