Boulderers on boulder with Mine Wall in background...
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.
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]
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Greedy 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a WA
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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 WA
View of Gunn Peak from Mine Wall on a Winter's day...
BETA PHOTO: Bouldering party at Mine Wall, before the road was...
By Jon Nelson
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.