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Red Mountain-SouthWest Ridge 

Red Mountain Rock Climbing 


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Location: 47.45447, -121.38977 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Red-colored mountain having lower-class climbs and hiking ascents. The approach involves a roughly 3-mile hike.

Getting There 

From Seattle, drive I-90 E to Exit 52. Cross under I-90 and follow signs to the parking lot for the Pacific Crest Trail. Parking here requires a NW Forest Service pass. (You can park further away at the Summit to avoid the fee.) Take the PCT north. Hike about 3 miles up along Commonwealth Creek to the base of the mountain.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.0 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: The start of the SW Ridge.

Red Mountain-SouthWest Ridge   Washington : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : ... : Red Mountain
This route is described in Selected Climbs in the Cascades vol. II. and the Fred Beckey guide. The route is best when snow covered. Snow to 45 degrees. The area is prone to avalanches. Potential for overhanging cornices. If someone has a picture, please post, it was a low vis. day when I went....[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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