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Tieton River 

Southeast Cascades & Yakima Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Region just east of the Southwestern Cascades. Includes the Yakima area.

Getting There 

I90 and HW82.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.9 miles from here

212 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',17],['3 Stars',91],['2 Stars',85],['1 Star',19],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',18],['5.7',17],['5.8',16],['5.9',33],['5.10',76],['5.11',41],['5.12',7],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Southeast Cascades & Yakima

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Southeast Cascades & Yakima:
Western Front   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Royal Columns : Orange Sunshine area
The Cutting Edge   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Royal Columns : Orange Sunshine area
Mush Maker   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Royal Columns : Main Face
X-Factor   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Royal Columns : Orange Sunshine area
Ed's Jam   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches   The Bend : Bend Center
Thriller Pillar   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 70'   Royal Columns : Orange Sunshine area
Inca Roads   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Royal Columns : Main Face
Jam Exam   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Royal Columns : Orange Sunshine area
MX   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 210'   The Bend : Bend Center
Lava Sundae   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 80'   Lava Point : Dream Wall
Ring of Fire   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 80'   Lava Point : Dream Wall
Salmon Song   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   The Bend : Bend West
Orange Sunshine   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Royal Columns : Orange Sunshine area
Reckoning   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   The Bend : Bend West
Cat Crack   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 90'   Tieton River : Wild Cat Wall
Saint Of Circumstance   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Lava Point : Lava Wall/Deadheads
Paul Maul   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Royal Columns : Orange Sunshine area
Pure Joy   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad   The Bend : Bend West
Solar King   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   Royal Columns : Orange Sunshine area
The Price of Complacency   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Royal Columns : Orange Sunshine area
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Featured Route For Southeast Cascades & Yakima
Rock Climbing Photo: Tragically Hip:    The late Vern Stiefel onsightin...

Tragically Hip 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  Washington : Tieton River : ... : Bend West
A lot of routes climb "aretes," but relatively few are true arete climbs: climbs where you literally lieback your way up the edge. This is one of those climbs.Start up a chossy short pillar (3 bolts, somewhat harder than it looks) and top out on a ledge. The hardest crux comes right off the ledge at a high first bolt: grab the arete and paste your feet high. The climbing doesn't back off much the rest of the way, with technically sustained and tenuous moves clear to a wonderful jug at the ar...[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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