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Lake Cushman Area Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Scott Beguin on Aug 27, 2007
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Description 

Small rock climbing area adjacent to Lake Cushman, WA.
There are a handful of routes located on mossy, metamorphic rock. Lake Cushman is a large, man-made reservoir located on the road to Staircase, the Southeastern-most entrance to the Olympic National Park.

Getting There 

From I-5, take the Port Angeles Exit onto Highway 101. Head North on 101 for nearly 35 miles. Take a left on WA-119 and drive up the road past the Lake Cushman State Park, past the Big Creek Campground. 4 miles past the stop sign is a pull-out on the right (lake) side of the road. Look for the obvious rocks.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.4 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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


Featured Route For Lake Cushman Area

5.8 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Washington : Olympics & Pacific Coast : ... : Lakeside Wall
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By BenCooper
Feb 13, 2008
There are several routes here, but none are that good. If you live near here, it's worth a visit, but don't go too far out of your way. Also, beware the poison oak. It grows all over the hillsides in the lowland Olympics.

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