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Chimney Rock Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,727'
Location: 47.50793, -121.28997 View Map  Incorrect?
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Chimney Rock is a steep, imposing peak along the Cascade crest in Alpine Lakes Wilderness. As indicated by the summit register, this summit sees roughly one ascent party per year.

Getting There 

Most common approach is via Pete Lake Trail

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.2 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: Chimney Rock summit tower from "White Rocks&q...

East Face 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a  Washington : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : ... : Chimney Rock
Approach: Follow Pete Lake Trail past the lake and through Lemah Meadows to the PCT. Follow the PCT North until the first switchback. From here, head into the vine maple and through the old avy swath to the forest on the other side. From there proceed through blowdown to the river and cross. After crossing, look for flagging and a cairn that mark the beginning of the climber's path. The path is hard to follow in places, but flagging can be found in most areas to help gui...[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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Rock Climbing Photo: getting onto the glacier
getting onto the glacier
Rock Climbing Photo: Chimney Rock massif above the dying glacier
Chimney Rock massif above the dying glacier

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