Elevation: 101 ft
GPS: 48.09663, -123.55689
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Shared By: Scott Underwood on Apr 12, 2016
Admins: Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Z Winters

Description

East-facing sandstone cliffs above the Elwha river (note that this means the cliffs are on the west-side of the river!). Fun climbing with a variety of styles from blocky roofed jug hauls to thin and technical slabs to wild dynamic climbing.

PLEASE NOTE: the climbing in the Elwha River canyon is a privilege that can be taken away. The climbing resides within an area that is part of the river restoration project following the dam removal and is currently managed by Olympic National Park. As such, no camping, no fires and no dogs are allowed at the crags. Help us protect access, camp and have a fire somewhere else and leave your dogs at home.

Getting There

Cross the Elwha river bridge on hwy 112 then look for the parking along the left side of the highway approx. 1/4 mile after the bridge. Drive past the parking then turn in to the small lot to angle park. Then hike the Adventure Route to the power line road, head downhill (left) on the power line road until you see an access road on the right with a sign that says "No motorized vehicles" or something of that sort.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Elwhall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 16
Gomer's Epic
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 21
Get A Handle On It
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 15
Buzz Away AKA Hollywood Dyno
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 14
The Trench
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 15
One Shot Deal
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 30
The Breeze
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 5
The V
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 14
Earth and Sky
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 8
Penguins in Bondage
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 11
Panasonic
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 9
It Goes
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 7
Slappin Skeeters alternate start…
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 12
San Ber'dino
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 3
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Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Gomer's Epic
 16
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Get A Handle On It
 21
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Buzz Away AKA Hollywood Dyno
 15
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
The Trench
 14
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
One Shot Deal
 15
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
The Breeze
 30
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
The V
 5
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Earth and Sky
 14
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Penguins in Bondage
 8
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Panasonic
 11
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
It Goes
 9
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Slappin Skeeters alternate…
 7
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
San Ber'dino
 12
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
All-View Motel
 3
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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