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Burgundy Spire Rock Climbing 

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reputedly one of the hardest summits to reach in the cascades, the standard route is a fun climb with many possible variations. It is also possible to link the N face with a climb of paisano pinnacle for a longer 5.9 outing.

Getting There 

Park in the pullout along hwy 20 below the spires and follow the well worn trail to Burgundy Col.

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.0 miles from here

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Classic Climbing Routes in Burgundy Spire

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Burgundy Spire:
North Face   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 600'   
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Featured Route For Burgundy Spire
Rock Climbing Photo: left side handcrack

North Face 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Washington : Northwest Region : ... : Burgundy Spire
P1-2 scramble up 4th with the occasional mid 5th move to the broad sandy ledge connecting with paisano pinnacle.P3-4 climb up the right side of the wide open bowl, being careful of the loose and exfoliating flakes. Aim for the obvious horn with tat around it above. You can go pretty much anywhere. I started up the center, got sketched by the looseness and traversed to the left, then climbed back right on decomposing thin shit with no gear. the right side looked more straightforward and thats the...[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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Rock Climbing Photo: Phil Gleason, 4th pitch 5.10 chimney variation. 19...
BETA PHOTO: Phil Gleason, 4th pitch 5.10 chimney variation. 19...

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