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Rattletale Wall

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Avenging the Goddess Kring T 
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Arch Enemy T 
Bonobo, The T 
Chasin' the Lizard T 
Claw, The T,TR 
Orangutan , The T 
Rattletale T 
Shrew, The S 
Snake, The T,TR 
Source, The S 
With Man Gone Will There Be Hope For Gorilla T 
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 shady, secluded cliff is home to one of the best hand cracks Index has to offer.

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 some excellent 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: Traversing on to Orangutan.  Photo by @radam_gnawr...

The Bonobo 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13  WA : Index : ... : Rattletale Wall
This line frees the first few meters of Arch Enemy and joins The Orangutan at the first bolt.The Bonobo is a bit spicier than its neighbor, but the crux of both routes immediately follows the first bolt; the sequence is tenuous, powerful, and balance-y.This is an aesthetic line with flowy dynamic and high tension movement on fingerlocks, crimps, knobs and one amazing thumbdercling....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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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.