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Elevation: 1,598 ft 487 m
GPS: 47.6652, -121.39998
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Shared By: gabriel cisneros on Aug 6, 2013 · Updates
Admins: Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Zachary Winters, Mitchell McAuslan

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Morpheus is the high-quality granodiorite bouldering along the former mine road following the West Fork Miller River. All different bouldering areas can be found, from sun-drenched talus field to devil's club-filled forest, water-level dependent riverside to trailside, and crimpy testpieces to classic moderates. All these have in common a generally short approach off the trail. Morpheus also hosts Washington's former hardest boulder problem (before the Penrose Step), King Slayer. 

Topo guide, pictures and directions are here:

http://www.westernwashingtonbouldering.com/blog/2015/2/20/morpheus-topos

Getting There Suggest change

From Seattle area: Take US Route 2 East to Skykomish, WA. At mile post 45.89 turn right onto NE Old Cascade Highway toward Money Creek Campground. Continue on the paved road until you reach Miller River Road (USFS 6410). Turn Right onto Miller River Road, which turns into USFS 6410. Go for 3.5 miles until you see a long cement block on the right side of the road. Park out of the way and hike along old logging road past gate. About 10 mins of hiking you'll see the car door boulder on the right and the UnDammed boulder along the river on the left. Go to: westernwashingtonbouldering… for directions and topo.

Please do your best to keep this area clean and comply with all wilderness area rules and regulations.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Morpheus Boulders

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V1 5
 49
Car Door Traverse
Boulder
V2 5+
 17
Slabjäger
Boulder
V2+ 5+
 31
Navigator
Boulder
V3 6A
 18
Lines of Latitude
Boulder
V4- 6B
 18
French Connection
Boulder
V4 6B
 26
French Exit
Boulder
V4 6B
 15
Dinosaur Skin
Boulder
V4 6B
 5
Dropping the Chicken
Boulder
V5- 6C
 6
Tsunami
Boulder
V5 6C
 5
Wise Man's Fear
Boulder
V5 6C
 23
Miller Light
Boulder
V6 7A
 48
Diamond Engagement
Boulder
V7 7A+
 7
Mosserati
Boulder
V8 7B
 10
Hail to the Chief
Boulder
V9 7C
 13
Landjäger
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Car Door Traverse Approach Boulders > Car Door Boulder
 49
V1 5 Boulder
Slabjäger Approach Boulders > Landjäger Boulder
 17
V2 5+ Boulder
Navigator Approach Boulders > Car Door Boulder
 31
V2+ 5+ Boulder
Lines of Latitude Approach Boulders > Un-dammed Boulder
 18
V3 6A Boulder
French Connection 420 Zone > French Exit Boulder
 18
V4- 6B Boulder
French Exit 420 Zone > French Exit Boulder
 26
V4 6B Boulder
Dinosaur Skin 420 Zone > Dinosaur Boulder
 15
V4 6B Boulder
Dropping the Chicken Upper Devil's C… > Atlas Boulder
 5
V4 6B Boulder
Tsunami Upper Devil's C… > Tsunami Boulder
 6
V5- 6C Boulder
Wise Man's Fear 420 Zone > Wise Man's Fear Boulder
 5
V5 6C Boulder
Miller Light Approach Boulders > Landjäger Boulder
 23
V5 6C Boulder
Diamond Engagement 420 Zone > Diamond Engagement Bo…
 48
V6 7A Boulder
Mosserati Washout Boulders > Mosserati Boulder
 7
V7 7A+ Boulder
Hail to the Chief 420 Zone > 420 Boulder
 10
V8 7B Boulder
Landjäger Approach Boulders > Landjäger Boulder
 13
V9 7C Boulder
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