Elevation: 8,050 ft
GPS: 48.526, -120.703 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Joe Manning on Aug 7, 2014
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick
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Description

Plainly visible to the West-Northwest of Highway 20 and about 2.5 miles as the crow flies West of Washington Pass, Cutthroat Peak is one of the many accessible granitic peaks in the region.

Getting There

Access depends on the route in question. The peak benefits from close proximity to the road.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Cutthroat Peak

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 4
North Ridge
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 40
South Buttress
Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
North Ridge
 4
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
South Buttress
 40
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
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For the approaches from the southeast side (WA Pass side), park at the large pullout just .5 mile west of the Blue Lake trailhead. As of Aug 2016, there was a large cairn and sticks in the ground marking the trail start. You should be able to see this looking down from the pullout. The coordinates of the trail start are: 48.513388,-120.688167.

Aug 3, 2016