Elevation: 129 ft
GPS: 48.525, -121.943 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Andrew Davidson on Feb 15, 2021
Admins: Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Z Winters
Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closure at Newhalem Crags March 1st to mid-July Details

Description

This region encompasses areas in the Skagit River Valley, North Cascades National Park & WA Pass. If you are traveling on Hwy 20 to get there

Skagit County and east half of Whatcom County

Getting There

I-5, Hwy 9, or Hwy 530 for N-S travel to Hwy 20, then head east.

377 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Hwy 20 and North Cascades National Park

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
Easy Snow
 107
East Ridge
Snow, Alpine
WI3 Steep Snow
 172
North Ridge
Ice, Snow, Alpine
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b AI1-2 Mod. Snow
 99
Fisher Chimneys
Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 445
Beckey Route (SW Face)
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Mod. Snow
 221
West Ridge
Trad, Snow, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 403
Southwest Rib
Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 86
West Ridge
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 194
Northwest Corner (a.k.a. Boving-…
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 83
East Face
Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 76
East Face / Rebel Yell
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 71
Clean Break
Trad, Alpine 15 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0
 121
Direct East Buttress
Trad, Aid, Alpine 9 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c C2
 106
Liberty Crack
Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 229
The West Face
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 106
The Hitchhiker
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
East Ridge N Cascades > Eldorado Peak > Main Peak
 107
Easy Snow Snow, Alpine
North Ridge N Cascades > Mt Baker
 172
WI3 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine
Fisher Chimneys N Cascades > Mt Shuksan
 99
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b AI1-2 Mod. Snow Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine
Beckey Route (SW Face) N Cascades > … > Liberty Bell Group > Liberty Bell
 445
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
West Ridge N Cascades > Boston Basin > Forbidden Peak
 221
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Mod. Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
Southwest Rib N Cascades > … > Liberty Bell Group > S Early Winters Spire
 403
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
West Ridge N Cascades > … > Silver Star & W… > Paisano Pinnacle
 86
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
Northwest Corner (a.k.a. Bo… N Cascades > … > Liberty Bell Group > N Early Winter Spire
 194
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
East Face N Cascades > … > Liberty Bell Group > Lexington Tower
 83
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
East Face / Rebel Yell N Cascades > … > Silver Star & W… > Chianti Spire
 76
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
Clean Break N Cascades > … > Silver Star & W… > Juno Tower
 71
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 15 pitches
Direct East Buttress N Cascades > … > Liberty Bell Group > S Early Winters Spire
 121
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0 Trad, Aid, Alpine 9 pitches
Liberty Crack N Cascades > … > Liberty Bell Group > Liberty Bell
 106
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c C2 Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
The West Face N Cascades > … > Liberty Bell Group > N Early Winter Spire
 229
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
The Hitchhiker N Cascades > … > Liberty Bell Group > S Early Winters Spire
 106
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
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