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Areas in Southwest Cascades

** Waterfall ice in the SW Cascades 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
AlpenGlow (aka Upper Kueffler Road Boulders) 0 / 0 / 0 / 12 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 12
Beacon Rock 62 / 10 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 75
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 12 / 1 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 14
Farside / Dropzone 68 / 2 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 73
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 / 8 / 0 / 1 / 16 / 16
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 / 43 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 95
Pinto Rock 4 / 13 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 17 / 17
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 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 1 / 4 / 4
Tower Rock 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 3
Wankers Columns 8 / 0 / 8 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 13
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.

470 Total Climbs

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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
 232
Ingraham Glacier-Disappointment Cleav…
Trad, Snow, Alpine
Easy Snow
 95
South Spur
Trad, Snow, Alpine
WI2-3
 127
Kautz Glacier
Ice, Alpine
Mod. Snow
 119
Emmons Glacier
Snow, Alpine
AI2-3 Steep Snow
 98
Liberty Ridge
Ice, Snow, Alpine
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 138
South East Corner
Trad 6 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 126
Numb Nuts
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 111
Helm's Deep
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 81
Kung Fu
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 99
Step Child
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 121
Carrots for Everyone
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 73
May Day
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 59
Rauch Factor
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 79
High Plains Drifter
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 75
House of Pain
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Ingraham Glacier-Disappoint… Mount Rainier
 232
Mod. Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
South Spur Mount Adams
 95
Easy Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
Kautz Glacier Mount Rainier
 127
WI2-3 Ice, Alpine
Emmons Glacier Mount Rainier
 119
Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine
Liberty Ridge Mount Rainier
 98
AI2-3 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine
South East Corner Beacon Rock > S Face
 138
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 6 pitches
Numb Nuts Ozone > (9) New School Wall
 126
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Helm's Deep Ozone > (2) Middle Earth
 111
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Kung Fu Ozone > (4) Gold Wall
 81
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Step Child Ozone > {10} Mordor
 99
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Carrots for Everyone Ozone > (5) Old Tree Wall
 121
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
May Day Ozone > (5) Old Tree Wall
 73
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Rauch Factor Ozone > (6) Shield Wall
 59
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
High Plains Drifter Ozone > (6) Shield Wall
 79
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
House of Pain Ozone > (2) Middle Earth
 75
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
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