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Pernod Spire Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Part of the Wine Spires, Pernod sits just south of Burgundy Spire. It has the tallest wall of all the Wine Spires on it's west face.

Getting There 

From the pullout along HWY 20 directly across from the spires, hike a climbers trail up to the flat bench below the spires, then head up and right past a couple of buttresses to gain a large gully that leads to the base of the west face

Climbing Season



Weather station 12.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Wine Spires with the line we climbed

Direct West Face 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Washington : Northwest Region : ... : Pernod Spire
Tony and I climbed a new route on the west face of Pernod Spire.8 pitches of cracks and face lead to the summit ridge. The face has a large wave like roof about a pitch up and we had thought that the line would go to the left of the roof.We finally found a crack and corner sysem with solid granite and started up.The first pitch (5.8) was nice hand cracks and a corner that led up to slabs below the roofTony led the second pitch (5.8) which climbed a thin crack and a slab up and right, right up t...[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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