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Southern Pickets 

Picket Range Rock Climbing 


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Location: 48.768, -121.3546 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The Picket Range is a vertiginous cluster of jagged alpine peaks in the North Cascades of Washington.

Getting There 

Southern approaches: Washington Highway 20 (between Newhalem and Ross Lake)
Northern approaches: Washington Highway 542

Climbing Season

For the North Cascades area.

Weather station 8.1 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Picket Range

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Picket Range:
East Ridge   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 800'   Southern Pickets : Inspiration Peak
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Featured Route For Picket Range
Rock Climbing Photo: The South Face of Inspiration Peak

South Face 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  WA : Northwest Region : ... : Inspiration Peak
Access a small buttress under the south face via the glacier, climb up and right to access a right-trending ramp, belay below a corner system, trend up and left to connect with obvious gash in upper south face. Chimney up the gash to the top. Descent: scramble downward a few hundred feet toward a notch and rappel....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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