Friends over things, outside over inside. Will you go out with us? #OptOutside — Join Us Outside
Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Crack du Jour

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Apple Fritters T,S 
Booger S 
Cambodian Haircut S 
Clean White Bright Light of Forgiveness , The S 
Crack du Jour T 
Dollars for Donuts T,TR 
Flapjacks T 
Golden Grits T 
Red Gravy  S 
Sidesplitter T 

Crack du Jour Rock Climbing 

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 2,371
Administrators: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Tom Bath on Sep 23, 2010
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!

Seasonal Raptor Closures MORE INFO >>>


Clean varied and moderate routes on nice rock abound at this cluster of faces above JY Crag.

Getting There 

Start uphill at the trail for Stones Throw (just past mile post 7) to a couple hundred feet above Veterans Club keeping an eye out for cairns making a trail to the left just above a boulder. Crack Du Jour is a 5 minute walk left through a gully.
APPROACH TIME:20-30 minutes

Climbing Season

For the Icicle Creek area.

Weather station 5.1 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Crack du Jour

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Crack du Jour:
Crack du Jour   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 60'   
Golden Grits   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 65'   
Dollars for Donuts   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 65'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Crack du Jour

Featured Route For Crack du Jour
Rock Climbing Photo: Golden Grits starts at a shady ramp, and ends at a...

Golden Grits 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Crack du Jour
A nice right leaning hand crack leads to a crux near the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

Comments on Crack du Jour Add Comment
Show which comments
By Justin Johnsen
Sep 3, 2012
A large tree fell over the gully crossing on the approach trail to Crack du Jour. It won't stop you, it just requires a slightly looser/steeper bypass than the rest of the trail.
By Drederek
Sep 27, 2010
Great rock and nice lines, its hard to believe this area wasn't developed sooner

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!