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Banded Wall Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 1,800'
Location: 48.90549, -119.41631 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: South face - lower wall

Description 

The upper wall visible from the parking lot (with the thick black horizontal band running along the base) - has 11 routes ranging from 5.6 to 5.13, including several good trad lines on good granite.

Getting There 

Best approached from the switchbacks along the Whistler Canyon trail (#100). Take a left across the flats before the last hairpin curve before the Forest Service boundary (about ½ hour hike or 1 mile from the parking lot), follow the cairns across the flats due west to the base of the crag (about 45 minutes in all).

Climbing Season

For the Okanogan area.

Weather station 1.2 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',3],['5.11',0],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Banded Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: The Hedgehog, the Mousetrap and the Squid topo - u...

The Hedgehog, the Mousetrap and the Squid 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A0  Washington : Okanogan : ... : Banded Wall
The Hedgehog, the Mousetrap and the Squid - 5.10/A0 ** (90') M (9b)Like three routes in one... Begin at the vertical crack on the right side of the main face. Climb this to the dark band (5.7 trad). Step left at the top of the crack (avoiding the bushes) and once above the dark band traverse left a few feet and follow the line of bolts to the pair of chain anchors on top. This is a diverse and challenging route with a wonderful trad crack, then a bolted face with a blank middle section th...[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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Rock Climbing Photo: SW Face -
BETA PHOTO: SW Face -
Rock Climbing Photo: Banded Wall - upper and lower cliffs.
BETA PHOTO: Banded Wall - upper and lower cliffs.
Rock Climbing Photo: Banded Wall from the south
Banded Wall from the south
Rock Climbing Photo: Right side of Banded Wall
Right side of Banded Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Banded Wall (SW Face) from the base.
BETA PHOTO: Banded Wall (SW Face) from the base.

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