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Claw, The T,TR 
Orangutan , The T 
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ze Squid T,TR 

Rattletale Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 47.8243, -121.5613 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This large, secluded cliff in the forest is named after its first route, which features a classic hand crack in a corner. But it has numerous other classic crack and face climbs as well as plenty of potential for newer lines.

Getting There 

Approach from the Lookout Point trail.
From the initial bridge at the start of the trail, hike up the hill to the crest. From here, if you want to check out the excellent Zelda boulders go left. But for Rattletale (and the rest of Lookout Point), continue on, going down slightly and across a flat region to Midnite boulder. Pass the boulder and enter a boulder-talus field. In about 5-10 min, reach a T-intersection, still in the boulder-talus field. Go left. Continue across and up for another 5-10 min to reach Rattletale. The trail hits the wall just right of the Rattletale route.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.8 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',6],['5.11',3],['5.12',2],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Rattletale Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Rattletale Wall:
Chasin' the Lizard   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   
The Snake   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 90'   
Rattletale   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   
The Shrew   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   
The Source   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
ze Squid   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'   
The Amphibian    5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 80'   
The Claw   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'   
The Orangutan    5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad   
Avenging the Goddess Kring   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 200'   
The Bonobo   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13     Trad, 70'   
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Featured Route For Rattletale Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: 1st pitch of goddess.

Avenging the Goddess Kring 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  Washington : Index : ... : Rattletale Wall
Pitch 1) 10a. Mixed. A bit convoluted but fun climbing. Not sure how they intended the start, I stemmed off tree, but you could approach off the Lizard slab to the right. If you stem off the tree, there is some trad pro near start, then 2 bolt flaring stem box ( crux) fingers- hands- OW ( shared with Lizard), then traverse to single bolt on left slab, balance around corner to bolted belay. Spent some time cleaning this with my friend Bill on 2/24/16.The first ascent team calls this 10a, I would ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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By Korrigan
Sep 29, 2012
Super sweet route. The second pitch is pumpy but has good jams.

The setting is really nice, views are good.

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