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Mine Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 47.81141, -121.61488 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Eric Hirst on Jun 3, 2014
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Boulderers on boulder with Mine Wall in background...

Description 

North facing wall a few miles from No Name Crag. Minimal development so far, but some potential. Quite a bit of good bouldering in the area.

Getting There 

Hwy 2 to FS 62. After about 1/2 mile, park on L at a decomissioned logging road with large rocks blocking vehicle access. Hike road 20-30 minutes to hairpin turn with good valley views and a view of the crag to the R. Trail leaves hairpin at some nice boulders, then forks like crazy through a boulderfield. To reach crag, stay higher and further L than you would expect, then loop down and across to the base. Cliff is a 4 minute walk from the hairpin if you can find the way.

Climbing Season

For the Skykomish Valley area.

Weather station 3.5 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['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]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Eric on Greedy during a final cleaning session.

Greedy 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a  Washington : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : ... : Mine Wall
1. Climb easy (5.5?) ground to an intermediate station with rings.2. Change your shoes here if they got wet in the 5.5 section.3. Hard face moves (11+) to a shallow dihedral between 2 aretes. Continue up the dihedral to more 5.11 and an anchor below some permadraws and some very steep rock. (See notes about project pitch below.)...[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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Rock Climbing Photo: View of Gunn Peak from Mine Wall on a Winter's day...
View of Gunn Peak from Mine Wall on a Winter's day...
Rock Climbing Photo: Bouldering party at Mine Wall, before the road was...
BETA PHOTO: Bouldering party at Mine Wall, before the road was...

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By Jon Nelson
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From: Bellingham, WA
Jun 4, 2014
This place and nearby walls have tons of potential for many unique routes. Should be nice and cool in the summer, making it a nice complement to nearby Index. And with its easy access, it could become quite popular.

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