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: Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Z Winters

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.

43 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at River Boulders

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V0 4
 10
Hueco Man
Boulder
V2- 5+
 75
Leggo Arete
Boulder
V3 6A
 29
River Slab
Boulder
V3 6A
 37
Chinook
Boulder
V3 6A
 26
Finger Crack
Boulder
V3 6A
 16
The Jewel
Boulder
V4 6B
 38
Sigmund Freud
Boulder
V5 6C
 27
Gimme Back My Id
Boulder
V5 6C
 17
Hittin The Rail
Boulder
V6 7A
 66
Leggo my Ego
Boulder
V7 7A+
 16
River Arete
Boulder
V8 7B
 14
Stackin' Legos
Boulder
V10 7C+
 8
Chutzpah
Boulder
V12 8A+
 3
All of the Above
Boulder
V12 8A+
 3
Hagakure
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Hueco Man Hueco Rock
 10
V0 4 Boulder
Leggo Arete Leggo my Ego Boulder
 75
V2- 5+ Boulder
River Slab Chutzpah Boulder
 29
V3 6A Boulder
Chinook Leggo my Ego Boulder
 37
V3 6A Boulder
Finger Crack Hittin’ The Rail Boul…
 26
V3 6A Boulder
The Jewel Gemstone Boulder
 16
V3 6A Boulder
Sigmund Freud Leggo my Ego Boulder
 38
V4 6B Boulder
Gimme Back My Id Leggo my Ego Boulder
 27
V5 6C Boulder
Hittin The Rail Hittin’ The Rail Boul…
 17
V5 6C Boulder
Leggo my Ego Leggo my Ego Boulder
 66
V6 7A Boulder
River Arete Chutzpah Boulder
 16
V7 7A+ Boulder
Stackin' Legos Leggo my Ego Boulder
 14
V8 7B Boulder
Chutzpah Chutzpah Boulder
 8
V10 7C+ Boulder
All of the Above All of the Above Boulder
 3
V12 8A+ Boulder
Hagakure Hagakure Boulder
 3
V12 8A+ Boulder
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