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420 Zone Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Mega classic lines along the trail past the washout/landslide boulder. This area consists of classics like Hail to the Chief, The Gavel, Wise Man's Fear, King Tut, Diamond Engagement, McBerkey, The French Exit, Wasn't, and Contact High.

Getting There 

Hike on trail for 7 minutes past the washout/landslide boulder and 5 minutes past the log bridge. You will see the Gavel boulder on your left and the 420 boulder is 150 meters past the Gavel boulder. When you come to the Gavel boulder, look up the hill to the north (right side of trail) and there are a ton of classic moderates up in the talus field.

Climbing Season

For the Skykomish Valley area.

Weather station 3.0 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',4],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 420 Zone

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 420 Zone:
French Exit   V5 6C     Boulder   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Topping out Wise Man's Fear. Photo by Pablo Zuleta

Wise Man's Fear V5 6C  Washington : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : ... : 420 Zone
Start matching in rail down in the hole on the left side of the overhanging face. Use feet out right. Go up on good holds to arete/lip. Go to the top using the left arete. Do some wizard $hit and high steps while using the slopey hand holds on the arête to make a desperate move to the top. Very rewarding. A low start on the footholds of the normal prob adds a grade to the problem and a couple fun moves....[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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