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Areas in Northwest Region

Baker Crags 1 / 12 / 5 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 5 / 0 / 16
Bedal Basin (Bedal Boulder) 0 / 0 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Bellingham Area 14 / 18 / 25 / 6 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 52
Cumberland Crags 53 / 42 / 2 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 76
Darrington 50 / 9 / 0 / 52 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 5 / 110
Deception Pass 0 / 10 / 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 11
Mount Erie 57 / 83 / 21 / 30 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 165
North Cascades 123 / 11 / 0 / 1 / 15 / 3 / 2 / 158 / 158
Twin Sisters Range 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 2
Umbrella Rock 2 / 14 / 2 / 2 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 19
Upper Skagit Valley 3 / 41 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 44

Description

This region includes the North Cascades, the Skagit River Valley, and the north coastal region around Bellingham and the San Juan Islands.

Getting There

I5 going N-S, and numerous E-W roads including the Mt Baker HW, HW20, and the Mountain-Loop HW.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Northwest Region

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
Mod. Snow
 110
Coleman/Deming Glacier
Snow, Alpine
WI2-3 Steep Snow
 94
North Ridge
Ice, Snow, Alpine
Easy Snow
 50
East Ridge
Snow, Alpine
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 138
South Arete
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 273
Beckey Route (SW Face)
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Mod. Snow
 137
West Ridge
Trad, Snow, Alpine
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 68
Zig Zag
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 212
Southwest Rib
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 68
False Impressions
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 54
West Ridge
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 112
Northwest Corner (a.k.a. Boving-Polla…
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 43
Dreamer
Trad 10 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 76
Direct East Buttress
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c C2
 72
Liberty Crack
Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 143
The West Face
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Coleman/Deming Glacier N Cascades > Mt. Baker
 110
Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine
North Ridge N Cascades > Mt. Baker
 94
WI2-3 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine
East Ridge N Cascades > Eldorado Peak
 50
Easy Snow Snow, Alpine
South Arete N Cascades > Washington Pass > S Early Winters Spire
 138
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
Beckey Route (SW Face) N Cascades > Washington Pass > Liberty Bell
 273
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
West Ridge N Cascades > Boston Basin > Forbidden Peak
 137
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Mod. Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
Zig Zag Mount Erie > Main Wall > Main Wall West
 68
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Southwest Rib N Cascades > Washington Pass > S Early Winters Spire
 212
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
False Impressions Mount Erie > Powerline Wall West
 68
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
West Ridge N Cascades > … > Silver Star and… > Paisano Pinnacle
 54
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
Northwest Corner (a.k.a. Bo… N Cascades > Washington Pass > N Early Winter Spire
 112
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Dreamer Darrington > Green Giant Buttress
 43
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 10 pitches
Direct East Buttress N Cascades > Washington Pass > S Early Winters Spire
 76
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
Liberty Crack N Cascades > Washington Pass > Liberty Bell
 72
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c C2 Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
The West Face N Cascades > Washington Pass > N Early Winter Spire
 143
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
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