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Eight Mile Area Rock Climbing 

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Location: 47.55336, -120.7676 View Map  Incorrect?
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A group of crags on both sides of the road. All, or nearly all, roughly face south.

Getting There 

Drive along the Icicle to near the Eight-Mile campground. Refer to specific crags for a more detailed description.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.0 miles from here

34 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',22],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Eight Mile Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Eight Mile Area:
The Tree Route   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 500'   Eight-mile Buttresses : Eight-Mile Buttress, Lower
Stump Route   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 4 pitches   Eight-mile Buttresses : Eight-Mile Buttress, Middle
Twin Cracks   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch   Eight-Mile Rock
Classic Crack   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch   Eight-Mile Rock
Left Cheek   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 45'   Veteran's Club
Armed Forces Crack   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   JY Crag
Hello Kitty   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 350'   Eight-mile Buttresses : Eight-Mile Buttress, Middle
New Frustrations   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad   JY Crag
Winnebago Warrior   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 60'   Veteran's Club
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Featured Route For Eight Mile Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch 2 start.  (Geoff G)

Mr Tremendous 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Washington : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Eight-Mile Buttress, Lower
This route is tremendous.Some great slab climbingThere is some route finding, trending right past a couple of bolts, traverse more left up a ramp to a corner where you may be lured into a right facing corner with a fixed pin (10d), pass more to the right side staying on the face, make some steep face moves up an arrete to a belay. Or I have also stayed on the right side of the arete using a nice finger crack till you come to more bolts with thin face crux getting to anchor.1st pitch is about 115...[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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