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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

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

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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.
WI3 Steep Snow
 192
North Ridge
Ice, Snow, Alpine
Easy Snow
 136
East Ridge
Snow, Alpine
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b AI1-2 Mod. Snow
 135
Fisher Chimneys
Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Mod. Snow
 70
Southeast Ridge (SE Corner)
Trad, Snow, Alpine 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Mod. Snow
 274
West Ridge
Trad, Snow, Alpine
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 73
East Ridge Direct
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 488
Southwest Rib
Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 232
Northwest Corner (a.k.a. Boving-…
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 97
East Face
Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 89
East Face / Rebel Yell
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 85
Clean Break
Trad, Alpine 15 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c C2
 132
Liberty Crack
Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c
 281
The West Face
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c
 140
The Hitchhiker
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 47
Thin Red Line
Trad, Alpine 11 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
North Ridge N Cascades > Mt Baker
 192
WI3 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine
East Ridge N Cascades > Eldorado Peak > Main Peak
 136
Easy Snow Snow, Alpine
Fisher Chimneys N Cascades > Mt Shuksan > Main Peak
 135
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b AI1-2 Mod. Snow Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine
Southeast Ridge (SE Corner) N Cascades > Mt Shuksan > Main Peak
 70
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Mod. Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine 3 pitches
West Ridge N Cascades > Boston Basin > Forbidden Peak
 274
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Mod. Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
East Ridge Direct N Cascades > Boston Basin > Forbidden Peak
 73
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
Southwest Rib N Cascades > … > Liberty Bell Group > S Early Winters Spire
 488
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
Northwest Corner (a.k.a. Bo… N Cascades > … > Liberty Bell Group > N Early Winter Spire
 232
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
East Face N Cascades > … > Liberty Bell Group > Lexington Tower
 97
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
East Face / Rebel Yell N Cascades > … > Silver Star & W… > Chianti Spire
 89
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
Clean Break N Cascades > … > Silver Star & W… > Juno Tower
 85
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 15 pitches
Liberty Crack N Cascades > … > Liberty Bell Group > Liberty Bell
 132
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
 281
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
The Hitchhiker N Cascades > … > Liberty Bell Group > S Early Winters Spire
 140
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
Thin Red Line N Cascades > … > Liberty Bell Group > Liberty Bell
 47
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, Alpine 11 pitches
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