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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',3],['3 Stars',2],['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',3],['V6-7',2],['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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Featured Route For 420 Zone
Rock Climbing Photo: John Lyman on French Exit.

French Exit V5 6C  Washington : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : ... : 420 Zone
Just above the Wise Man’s Fear boulder. Start on opposing arêtes as low as you can possibly go. Continue to slap up both sides of the arêtes using heels and trickery. Topout high on the right side up high. An aesthetically pleasing problem for the eyes and body...[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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