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Routes in Cutthroat Peak

Cauthorn-Wilson T WI4+
Complete South Buttress T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
South Buttress T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
West Ridge T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

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.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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South Buttress
Trad, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
South Buttress
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine
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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

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