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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 13 / 18 / 24 / 6 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 51
Cumberland Crags 51 / 43 / 2 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 74
Darrington 45 / 9 / 0 / 52 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 4 / 105
Deception Pass 0 / 10 / 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 11
Mount Erie 55 / 69 / 20 / 30 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 149
North Cascades 112 / 13 / 0 / 1 / 14 / 3 / 2 / 148 / 148
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 / 35 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 38
Elevation: 123 ft
GPS: 48.493, -122.083 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Jon Nelson on Nov 29, 2013
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Nate Ball

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
Coleman/Deming Glacier
Snow, Alpine
WI2-3 Steep Snow
North Ridge
Ice, Snow, Alpine
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
South Arete
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Beckey Route (SW Face)
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Mod. Snow
West Ridge
Trad, Snow, Alpine
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Zig Zag
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Southwest Rib
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
West Ridge
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Northwest Corner (a.k.a. Boving-Polla…
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Dreamer
Trad 10 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
East Face
Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Direct East Buttress
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
The West Face
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
The Hitchhiker
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c C2
Liberty Crack
Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Coleman/Deming Glacier N Cascades > Mt. Baker
Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine
North Ridge N Cascades > Mt. Baker
WI2-3 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine
South Arete N Cascades > Washington Pass > S Early Winters Spire
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
Beckey Route (SW Face) N Cascades > Washington Pass > Liberty Bell
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
West Ridge N Cascades > Boston Basin > Forbidden Peak
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Mod. Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
Zig Zag Mount Erie > Main Wall
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Southwest Rib N Cascades > Washington Pass > S Early Winters Spire
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
West Ridge N Cascades > … > Silver Star and c… > Paisano Pinnacle
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
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Dreamer Darrington > Green Giant Buttress
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 10 pitches
East Face N Cascades > Washington Pass > Lexington Tower
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
Direct East Buttress N Cascades > Washington Pass > S Early Winters Spire
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
The West Face N Cascades > Washington Pass > N Early Winter Spire
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
The Hitchhiker N Cascades > Washington Pass > S Early Winters Spire
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
Liberty Crack N Cascades > Washington Pass > Liberty Bell
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c C2 Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
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