Inner Walls Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: topo of Toxic Shock & Even Steven from the 1993 gu...
With their slightly longer approaches and less impressive route density, the Inner Walls are quite often less crowded than the Main Wall and the Great Northern Slab. The routes tend to be nice all year as long as it isn't raining. (And even if it does, many of the routes dry out quite fast.) The Inner Walls are formed by the Canyon in between the Main Wall area and the Lower Lump, and so are best categorized by the West side and the East side.
From the main trail that goes towards the Great Northern Slab, turn left onto another trail that winds its way up for quite a while. This approach is probably less than 15 minutes.
Weather station 1.2 miles from here
25 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Inner Walls
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Featured Route For Inner Walls
Toxic Shock 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Washington
: ... : Notch, cave side (SW)
Toxic Shock is one of the most gorgeous parallel 5.9 handcracks I've ever seen. To get there, follow the Inner Walls trail way up, cross the stream to your left, just below a large boulder, and continue up towards the west side of the canyon. The Toxic Shock area has a crack and a bolted arete leading up to an intermediate ledge with a rap station. For Toxic Shock, either layback the crack to the left of the bolted arete (not terribly well protected), or start around the corner to the right on t...[more] Browse More Classics in Washington