Elevation: 1,441 ft
GPS: 47.544, -120.714 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Jon Nelson on Dec 10, 2015
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Z Winters
Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closures Details

Description

A variety of crags are accessible from the Snow Creek parking lot. The largest is Snow Creek Wall, which largely faces east. Similarly popular is the Pearly Gates crag. Both have fairly long approaches.  

Getting There

The parking lot is about 4.3 miles up Icicle Creek Road. As it is also the parking for hikes into Snow Lakes and the Enchantments, it tends to fill up. A NW Forest pass is required to park here.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Snow Creek Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 127
No Room For Squares
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 69
Loaves of Fun
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 148
Orbit
Trad 7 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 621
Outer Space
Trad 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 152
Cloud Nine
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 54
Lost Souls
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 159
Celestial Groove
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 38
Milky Way
Sport 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 48
Veins of Glory
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 28
RPM
Trad 6 pitches
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 76
Pearly Gates
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 50
Iconoclast
Trad 8 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 63
Hyperspace
Trad 7 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 20
Edge of Space
Trad, Sport 7 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 9
Afterburner
Trad 7 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
No Room For Squares Pearly Gates
 127
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Loaves of Fun Pearly Gates
 69
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Orbit Snow Creek Wall
 148
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad 7 pitches
Outer Space Snow Creek Wall
 621
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 6 pitches
Cloud Nine Pearly Gates
 152
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Lost Souls Pearly Gates
 54
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Celestial Groove Pearly Gates
 159
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Milky Way Pearly Gates
 38
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 2 pitches
Veins of Glory Pearly Gates
 48
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
RPM Snow Creek Wall
 28
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 6 pitches
Pearly Gates Pearly Gates
 76
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Iconoclast Snow Creek Wall
 50
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 8 pitches
Hyperspace Snow Creek Wall
 63
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 7 pitches
Edge of Space Snow Creek Wall
 20
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Sport 7 pitches
Afterburner Snow Creek Wall
 9
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 7 pitches
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