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Little West Canyon Rock Climbing 

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Location: 48.64662, -119.4505 View Map  Incorrect?
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This is the small secluded "canyon" located on the west facing slope of the Main Canyon. It includes both east and west facing short cliffs. The west side has a couple good quality routes on great rock, and the east side a few slabby face climbs at the south end, and some harder sport climbing to the north.

Getting There 

Easiest approach is from the county road to the north (an indistinct climbers trail begins across from the driveway up the North Canyon, or better yet, park at the small turnout on the south side of the main road where the creek goes under the road). The hike in from the north is 20 minuets, a bit less than a mile

It's also possible to approach from the SE, from the large gully between the Main and South Canyons.

It is also possible to approach from the Janis Bridge Rd in the valley to the SW. Park at the edge of the orchard and hike along deer trails diagonally up the slope. This is the shortest route distance and time wise (15 minutes) , but not the easiest...

Climbing Season

For the Okanogan area.

Weather station 8.5 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

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Hunter's Horn 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Washington : Okanogan : ... : East Side
HUNTER’S HORN 5.10a ** 75'’ F (8b)Begin at the north end of the east side of the Little West Canyon and climb around the left side of the lower roof. Strenuous moves past some questionable hollow rock at the bottom leads to an easier middle section and a cruxish finish. Chain anchors 15'’ below the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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Rock Climbing Photo: Little West Canyon from the south.
BETA PHOTO: Little West Canyon from the south.
Rock Climbing Photo: Little West Canyon; north end of the East Side fro...
BETA PHOTO: Little West Canyon; north end of the East Side fro...
Rock Climbing Photo: East Side Slab section of the West face of the Lit...
BETA PHOTO: East Side Slab section of the West face of the Lit...

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