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Areas in Southwest Cascades

Farside 67 / 2 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 72
AlpenGlow (aka Upper Kueffler Road Boulders) 0 / 0 / 0 / 12 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 12
Beacon Rock 55 / 6 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 64
Bridge of the Gods Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 9 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Bypass, The 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Chimney Rocks 11 / 1 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 13
Fossil Rock 0 / 29 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 29
Hamilton Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 17 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 17
Jimmies (Twilight Zone) 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Larch Mountain Bouldering (WA) 0 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Little Tahoma 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1
Lower Columbia Gorge Climbs (WA + OR) 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Mineral Rock 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Mount Adams 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 6 / 6
Mount Rainier 3 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 9 / 0 / 1 / 17 / 17
Mount St. Helens 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
OH8 17 / 15 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 32
Observation Rock 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Ozone 52 / 42 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 93
Pinto Rock 4 / 11 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 15 / 15
Rock Creek Cliff (aka Clif's Cliff) 5 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 12
Shark Rock 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1
Spire Rock 0 / 0 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Stratosphere 7 / 4 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 11
Tatoosh Range 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 1 / 3 / 3
Tower Rock 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 3
Wankers Columns 8 / 0 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 12
Windy Slab 3 / 5 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10

Description

Roughly the rectangular region with Tacoma at its NW corner and Hood River on the Columbia at its SE corner. Includes Mt Rainier area.

Getting There

I5 going N-S, smaller roads E-W.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Southwest Cascades

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
Mod. Snow
 206
Ingraham Glacier-Disappointment Cleav…
Trad, Snow, Alpine
Easy Snow
 75
South Spur
Trad, Snow, Alpine
WI2-3
 110
Kautz Glacier
Ice, Alpine
Mod. Snow
 106
Emmons Glacier
Snow, Alpine
AI2-3 Steep Snow
 76
Liberty Ridge
Ice, Snow, Alpine
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 115
South East Corner
Trad 5 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 101
Numb Nuts
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 98
Helm's Deep
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 71
Kung Fu
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 51
Young Warriors
Trad 4 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 79
Step Child
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 105
Carrots for Everyone
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 47
Rauch Factor
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 68
High Plains Drifter
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 64
House of Pain
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Ingraham Glacier-Disappoint… Mount Rainier
 206
Mod. Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
South Spur Mount Adams
 75
Easy Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
Kautz Glacier Mount Rainier
 110
WI2-3 Ice, Alpine
Emmons Glacier Mount Rainier
 106
Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine
Liberty Ridge Mount Rainier
 76
AI2-3 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine
South East Corner Beacon Rock > S Face
 115
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 5 pitches
Numb Nuts Ozone > (9) New School Wall
 101
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Helm's Deep Ozone > (2) Middle Earth
 98
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Kung Fu Ozone > (4) Gold Wall
 71
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Young Warriors Beacon Rock > S Face
 51
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Step Child Ozone > {10} Mordor
 79
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Carrots for Everyone Ozone > (5) Old Tree Wall
 105
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Rauch Factor Ozone > (6) Shield Wall
 47
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
High Plains Drifter Ozone > (6) Shield Wall
 68
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
House of Pain Ozone > (2) Middle Earth
 64
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
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