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Elevation: 874 ft
GPS: 47.49326, -123.28908
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Description Suggest change

Lake Cushman area has several small walls up to about 70’.

From Scott Beguin's original page for this area:

Small rock climbing area adjacent to Lake Cushman, WA.
There are a handful of routes located on mossy, metamorphic rock. Lake Cushman is a large, man-made reservoir located on the road to Staircase, the Southeastern-most entrance to the Olympic National Park.

Getting There Suggest change

From Hoodsport, travel 13 miles along N Lake Cushman road (towards Staircase) to pull out on left. Pullout has large portable toilet and nose in parking. The majority of the areas are across the road. Follow climbers trail 30’ west of parking all approaches are about five minutes.

From Scott Beguin's original page for this area:

From I-5, take the Port Angeles Exit onto Highway 101. Head North on 101 for nearly 35 miles. Take a left on WA-119 and drive up the road past the Lake Cushman State Park, past the Big Creek Campground. 4 miles past the stop sign is a pull-out on the right (lake) side of the road. Look for the obvious rocks.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Lake Cushman

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 19
After School Special
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 32
Reclamation Project
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 33
Moss Scrubber
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 19
School Rock
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 29
Tadpoles of a Lesser Frog
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 18
Stempy
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 14
For the Love of Zinc
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 8
Lockdown
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 18
Ren
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 8
Hard Cover
Sport, TR
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 13
That’s a Salad
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 16
Bacon Bits
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 11
The Open Book
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 21
Slap Shot
Sport, TR
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 8
The Back Page
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
After School Special School Rock
 19
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Reclamation Project Reclamation Wall
 32
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Moss Scrubber Reclamation Wall
 33
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
School Rock School Rock
 19
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Tadpoles of a Lesser Frog Reclamation Wall
 29
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Stempy Reclamation Wall
 18
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
For the Love of Zinc Reclamation Wall
 14
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Lockdown X Rock
 8
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Ren Reclamation Wall
 18
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Hard Cover Open book
 8
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, TR
That’s a Salad Reclamation Wall
 13
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Bacon Bits Reclamation Wall
 16
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
The Open Book Open book
 11
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Slap Shot X Rock
 21
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, TR
The Back Page Open book
 8
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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