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Lower NW Face Rock Climbing 


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Description 

This is the lower west facing northern section of SHEEP’S HEAD. Best approached from the sheep trails and talus and mock-orange filled gully on the west.

Getting There 

From the edge of the SW face scramble up (2nd class) the scree/brushy gully north along the NW face's base.

Climbing Season

For the Okanogan area.

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['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 Lower NW Face
Rock Climbing Photo: Climber starting up Aqua Vitae

Aqua Vitae 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c  WA : Okanogan : ... : Lower NW Face
AQUA VITAE 5.4 ** 95’ F (6b)From the bottom right end of the Lower NW face (just a few feet above the old aqueduct), follow the bolts to the belay ledge on the arête near the top of the first section of wall (2 ring anchors). An 80’ 3rd class scramble leads on up to the base of the Upper NW Face....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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