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Classic Climbs for Washington Pass


Mountain Project's determination of the most popular, highly-rated routes.

4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Steep Snow
 23
Silver Star Glacier
Trad, Snow, Alpine
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 155
South Arete
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 301
Beckey Route (SW Face)
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 62
North Face
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 17
North Face
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 5
North Ridge
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 48
North Face
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 4
Northwest Face
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 19
The Cave Route
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 59
West Ridge
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 43
Rapple Grapple
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 17
Overexposure
Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 43
South Buttress
Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 249
Southwest Rib
Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 43
North Face
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 31
North Face Var. Right (Directisimo)
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
The Perfect Crime (with variatio…
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 60
NW Face
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 118
Northwest Corner (a.k.a. Boving-…
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 53
East Face
Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 5
Liberty Traverse
Trad, Alpine 26 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 3
Easy Getaway
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 23
Boving Roofs
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 42
East Face / Rebel Yell
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Unnamed 3
Sport, Alpine
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 4
Unnamed 4
Sport, Alpine
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 42
Clean Break
Trad, Alpine 15 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 6
Rampage
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
 10
Freedom Rider
Trad, Alpine 14 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 11
NW Face Var. (Remsberg Variation)
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 84
Direct East Buttress
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c C2
 76
Liberty Crack
Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 155
The West Face
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 51
The Hitchhiker
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 19
Northwest Face (Boving-Pollock)
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13
 22
Ellen Pea
Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 12
Serpentine Crack
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 14
Southern Man
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 24
The Passenger
Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 3
Tooth and Claw
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 7
Freedom or Death
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
The Independence Route
Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
 9
Liberty and Injustice for All
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 5
The Tiger
Trad, Alpine 11 pitches
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 22
Thin Red Line (Free Version)
Trad, Alpine 11 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Silver Star Glacier Silver Star & c… > Silver Star Mountain
 23
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Steep Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
South Arete S Early Winters Spire
 155
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
Beckey Route (SW Face) Liberty Bell
 301
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
North Face Concord Tower
 62
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
North Face Kangaroo Temple
 17
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
North Ridge Cutthroat Peak
 5
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
North Face Lexington Tower
 48
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
Northwest Face Kangaroo Temple
 4
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
The Cave Route Concord Tower
 19
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
West Ridge Silver Star & c… > Paisano Pinnacle
 59
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
Rapple Grapple Liberty Bell
 43
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Overexposure Liberty Bell
 17
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
South Buttress Cutthroat Peak
 43
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
Southwest Rib S Early Winters Spire
 249
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
North Face Silver Star & c… > Burgundy Spire
 43
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
North Face Var. Right (Dire… Concord Tower
 31
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
The Perfect Crime (with var… Cutthroat Lake… > Cutthroat Wall
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
NW Face Liberty Bell
 60
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Northwest Corner (a.k.a. Bo… N Early Winter Spire
 118
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
East Face Lexington Tower
 53
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
Liberty Traverse Liberty Bell
 5
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 26 pitches
Easy Getaway Cutthroat Lake… > Cutthroat Wall
 3
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
Boving Roofs S Early Winters Spire
 23
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
East Face / Rebel Yell Silver Star & c… > Chianti Spire
 42
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
Unnamed 3 Hairpin Crags > Spire Gully > Spire Gully right - A…
 3
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, Alpine
Unnamed 4 Hairpin Crags > Spire Gully > Spire Gully right - A…
 4
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, Alpine
Clean Break Silver Star & c… > Juno Tower
 42
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 15 pitches
Rampage Silver Star & c… > Paisano Pinnacle
 6
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Freedom Rider Liberty Bell
 10
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R Trad, Alpine 14 pitches
NW Face Var. (Remsberg Vari… Liberty Bell
 11
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Direct East Buttress S Early Winters Spire
 84
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
Liberty Crack Liberty Bell
 76
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c C2 Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
The West Face N Early Winter Spire
 155
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
The Hitchhiker S Early Winters Spire
 51
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
Northwest Face (Boving-Poll… S Early Winters Spire
 19
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
Ellen Pea M&M wall (AKA "Superc…
 22
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13 Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
Serpentine Crack Liberty Bell
 12
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Southern Man S Early Winters Spire
 14
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
The Passenger S Early Winters Spire
 24
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
Tooth and Claw Lexington Tower
 3
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
Freedom or Death Liberty Bell
 7
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
The Independence Route Liberty Bell
 4
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
Liberty and Injustice for All Liberty Bell
 9
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13 Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
The Tiger M&M wall (AKA "Superc…
 5
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Alpine 11 pitches
Thin Red Line (Free Version) Liberty Bell
 22
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, Alpine 11 pitches