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Elevation: 123 ft 37 m
GPS: 48.49285, -122.0831
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Shared By: Jon Nelson on Nov 29, 2013
Admins: Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Zachary Winters

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

Getting There Suggest change

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

1,289 Total Climbs

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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.
WI3 Steep Snow
 197
North Ridge
Ice, Snow, Alpine
Easy Snow
 137
East Ridge
Snow, Alpine
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b AI1-2 Mod. Snow
 136
Fisher Chimneys
Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Mod. Snow
 275
West Ridge
Trad, Snow, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 493
Southwest Rib
Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 234
Northwest Corner (a.k.a. Boving-…
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 97
East Face
Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 192
Mile High Club
Sport, Alpine 7 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 107
Silent Running
Trad 7 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 89
East Face / Rebel Yell
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 85
Clean Break
Trad, Alpine 15 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c C2
 132
Liberty Crack
Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c
 283
The West Face
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c
 140
The Hitchhiker
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 47
Thin Red Line
Trad, Alpine 11 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
North Ridge Hwy 20 & N Casc… > N Cascades > Mt Baker
 197
WI3 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine
East Ridge Hwy 20 & N Casc… > … > Eldorado Peak > Main Peak
 137
Easy Snow Snow, Alpine
Fisher Chimneys Hwy 20 & N Casc… > … > Mt Shuksan > Main Peak
 136
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b AI1-2 Mod. Snow Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine
West Ridge Hwy 20 & N Casc… > … > Boston Basin > Forbidden Peak
 275
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Mod. Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
Southwest Rib Hwy 20 & N Casc… > … > Liberty Bell Group > S Early Winters Spire
 493
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
Northwest Corner (a.k.a. Bo… Hwy 20 & N Casc… > … > Liberty Bell Group > N Early Winter Spire
 234
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
East Face Hwy 20 & N Casc… > … > Liberty Bell Group > Lexington Tower
 97
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
Mile High Club Darrington & Mt… > Glacier Peak Wi… > Morning Star Peak
 192
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, Alpine 7 pitches
Silent Running Darrington & Mt… > Darrington > Three O'clock Rock
 107
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 7 pitches
East Face / Rebel Yell Hwy 20 & N Casc… > … > Silver Star & W… > Chianti Spire
 89
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
Clean Break Hwy 20 & N Casc… > … > Silver Star & W… > Juno Tower
 85
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 15 pitches
Liberty Crack Hwy 20 & N Casc… > … > Liberty Bell Group > Liberty Bell
 132
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c C2 Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
The West Face Hwy 20 & N Casc… > … > Liberty Bell Group > N Early Winter Spire
 283
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
The Hitchhiker Hwy 20 & N Casc… > … > Liberty Bell Group > S Early Winters Spire
 140
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
Thin Red Line Hwy 20 & N Casc… > … > Liberty Bell Group > Liberty Bell
 47
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, Alpine 11 pitches
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