Elevation: 395 ft
GPS: 47.817, -121.602 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Jon Nelson on May 6, 2013
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Z Winters
Access Issue: The Novel Coronavirus & 2020 Seasonal Raptor Closure Details

Description

Right on the side of the Skykomish River. There are also several nice boulders in the forest, before reaching the railroad tracks.

Though this might not apply to climbers, see the comment below about placing bolts that may be nearly or fully submerged during high water periods.

Getting There

Drive past the parking for the Lower Town Wall, past the Lower Lump and cross the railroad tracks. Continue about 0.6-0.7 miles until reaching the gate on the left (i.e., river) side with a sign saying "Forks of the Sky" State Park. Park near here and walk the road-trail downhill towards the river. The trail turns west at the railroad tracks to parallel the tracks. Around here look for several boulders in the woods on the right. For the main boulders, follow the railroad tracks further west (down river), looking for boulders down and left. After about 100 yards, some side trails down left will appear.

35 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at River Boulders

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V0 4
 9
Hueco Man
Boulder
V2- 5+
 57
Leggo Arete
Boulder
V3 6A
 26
River Slab
Boulder
V3 6A
 23
Chinook
Boulder
V3 6A
 18
Finger Crack
Boulder
V3 6A
 7
The Jewel
Boulder
V4 6B
 25
Sigmund Freud
Boulder
V5 6C
 17
Gimme Back My Id
Boulder
V5 6C
 9
Hittin The Rail
Boulder
V6 7A
 44
Leggo my Ego
Boulder
V7 7A+
 14
River Arete
Boulder
V7 7A+
 5
The Jewel, low start
Boulder
V8 7B
 5
Stackin' Legos
Boulder
V10 7C+
 6
Chutzpah
Boulder
V12 8A+
 3
Hagakure
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Hueco Man Hueco Rock
 9
V0 4 Boulder
Leggo Arete Leggo my Ego Boulder
 57
V2- 5+ Boulder
River Slab Chutzpah Boulder
 26
V3 6A Boulder
Chinook Leggo my Ego Boulder
 23
V3 6A Boulder
Finger Crack Hittin’ The Rail Boul…
 18
V3 6A Boulder
The Jewel Gemstone Boulder
 7
V3 6A Boulder
Sigmund Freud Leggo my Ego Boulder
 25
V4 6B Boulder
Gimme Back My Id Leggo my Ego Boulder
 17
V5 6C Boulder
Hittin The Rail Hittin’ The Rail Boul…
 9
V5 6C Boulder
Leggo my Ego Leggo my Ego Boulder
 44
V6 7A Boulder
River Arete Chutzpah Boulder
 14
V7 7A+ Boulder
The Jewel, low start Gemstone Boulder
 5
V7 7A+ Boulder
Stackin' Legos Leggo my Ego Boulder
 5
V8 7B Boulder
Chutzpah Chutzpah Boulder
 6
V10 7C+ Boulder
Hagakure Hagakure Boulder
 3
V12 8A+ Boulder
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