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Far End Rock Climbing 


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Description 

This area encompasses the columns and climbing routes between the Gully #2 approach and the end of the Sunshine Wall trail.

There are three sub-areas of the Far End of Sunshine Wall divided here into Main Wall, Tomato Wall and the Riverview Columns.

This is a less visited end of the Sunshine Wall, but with some worthy, if shorter climbs. The area can be a nice alternative in windy or hot (sunny) conditions because it provides shelter from both at various times in various aspects.

Getting There 

The best approach is to take gully #3. To get to gully #3, take the approach trail towards the Sunshine Wall. While still on the bluff, look for a fork with a metal sign with "Sunshine Wall" pointing in one direction and "Gullies" in the other. Take the Gullies fork and continue along this trail past gully #2 almost to its end, look for the easy gully #3.

Climbing Season



Weather station 13.4 miles from here

26 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',3],['5.9',5],['5.10',17],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Far End

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Far End:
Whale of the Wanapum   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 50'   Tomato Wall
Hamhocks   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 50'   Tomato Wall
Canadian Hand Job   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 60'   Tomato Wall
Fire Starter   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 50'   Tomato Wall
Burning Spears   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Tomato Wall
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Featured Route For Far End
Rock Climbing Photo: Hamhocks is the 3rd crack from the edge.  Photo-Ky...

Hamhocks 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Washington : Vantage (Frenchman Coulee) : ... : Tomato Wall
Start out by face climbing up to gain the nice steep finger/hand crack.Climb up using lots of jams a few face holds and a few positive feet. Not a lot of stems.Harder than most 5.9s at vantage....[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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By Michelle Johnson
May 8, 2017
I was at sunshine this past weekend, and towards the very end of the Sunshine wall I found a nice bolted route in the middle of seemingly nothing. I cant place what it was, but if someone could tell me that would be awesome! It wasn't anything harder than a 5.8 most likely. Very pumpy.
If it just hasn't been added to the list yet, I highly suggest it! Ton of fun!
Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown route near the end of Sunshine? Help with ...
Unknown route near the end of Sunshine? Help with name?
By Sergey Shelukhin
From: Seattle, WA
May 9, 2017
Heh, I just came here to ask about the same route. It does seems like a 5-8 or so. 6 bolts. There are 1-2 other routes around the same area, and then a beehive on the trail a short while after that.

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