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Interstate Park Rock Climbing 

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Location: 47.43068, -121.62089 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Rafe on Aug 10, 2009
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Interstate park has several small crags within a short distance of eachother featuring short to moderate length bolted routes. The area is east facing and at a higher elevation so it makes for a nice venue on hot summer days in early afternoon.

The rock quality appears chossy at times but is more or less quite solid and well traveled. The routes are also rated extremely generously in the entire area. The ratings will be listed as they appear the Bruce guide but count on them being at least a number grade soft.

Getting There 

Start from the trail leading to Gritscone, Gunshow etc, and continue past Gritscone for a short distance until there is a well traveled right turn off the trail. Continue down this trail past a small talus field and a short uphill section until you reach an obvious small bolted cliff section, this being Headlight Point.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.0 miles from here

19 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Interstate Park

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Interstate Park:
Kiss of the Crowbar   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   Eastern Block
Tunnel of Love   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch   Eastern Block
impartial eclipse   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 65'   Eastern Block
EB-5   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 70'   Eastern Block
Ellie's Sweet Kiss   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 75'   Eastern Block
Lip Service   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Eastern Block
Missing the Taco   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 70'   Eastern Block
I've got some good news, and some bad news   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   Eastern Block
Space Face   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 60'   Eastern Block
Strategic Placement   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 80'   Eastern Block
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Featured Route For Interstate Park
Rock Climbing Photo: Alena in the middle of the EB-5

EB-5 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : ... : Eastern Block
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By geoff georges
From: Seattle, Wa.
Nov 4, 2014
Another consolidation in order:
Headlight Point,Eastern Block, Squishy Bell, Offramp are all subdivisions of Interstate Park.
By Jordan Smith 2
Aug 29, 2016
The views here are really pretty but the interstate below is so loud.

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