Elevation: 1,109 ft
GPS: 47.165, -121.951 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Jon Nelson on Nov 29, 2013
Admins: Nate Ball, Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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.

487 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
 251
Ingraham Glacier-Disappointment…
Trad, Snow, Alpine
Easy Snow
 104
South Spur
Trad, Snow, Alpine
WI2-3
 131
Kautz Glacier
Ice, Alpine
Mod. Snow
 126
Emmons Glacier
Snow, Alpine
AI2-3 Steep Snow
 108
Liberty Ridge
Ice, Snow, Alpine
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 142
South East Corner
Trad 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 120
Helm's Deep
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 87
Kung Fu
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 65
Young Warriors
Trad 4 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 107
Step Child
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 80
Kamikaze
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 129
Carrots for Everyone
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 79
May Day
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 84
High Plains Drifter
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 77
House of Pain
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Ingraham Glacier-Disappoint… Mt Rainier
 251
Mod. Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
South Spur Mt Adams
 104
Easy Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
Kautz Glacier Mt Rainier
 131
WI2-3 Ice, Alpine
Emmons Glacier Mt Rainier
 126
Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine
Liberty Ridge Mt Rainier
 108
AI2-3 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine
South East Corner Beacon Rock > S Face
 142
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 6 pitches
Helm's Deep Ozone > (2) Middle Earth
 120
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Kung Fu Ozone > (4) Gold Wall
 87
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Young Warriors Beacon Rock > S Face
 65
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Step Child Ozone > {10} Mordor
 107
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Kamikaze Ozone > (5) Old Tree Wall
 80
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Carrots for Everyone Ozone > (5) Old Tree Wall
 129
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
May Day Ozone > (5) Old Tree Wall
 79
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
High Plains Drifter Ozone > (6) Shield Wall
 84
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
House of Pain Ozone > (2) Middle Earth
 77
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
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