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The Elwhall

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A Walk in the Field S 
All-View Motel S 
Big Leg Emma S 
Breeze, The S 
Buzz Away AKA Hollywood Dyno S 
Dangerous Kitchen S 
Earth and Sky S 
Empty Space S 
Flakes S 
Get A Handle On It S 
Gomer's Epic S 
It Goes S 
Jason aka Proon aka Reciprocity S 
Leave it to Cleaver S 
Mooshki TR 
One Shot Deal S 
Panasonic S 
Penguins in Bondage S 
Prememorial Mikey Cooter Headbanger Route S 
Project S 
Project: Prodigal Daughter S 
San Ber'dino S 
Slappin Skeeters S 
Slappin Skeeters alternate start AKA piton Route S 
Sweet Jam S 
Tender Hearts Break Easy AKA Broken Hearts are for Assholes S 
Trench, The S 
Tweener S 
V, The S 

The Elwhall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 48.09663, -123.55689 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Sign at the turn off from the powerline road

Description 

East-facing sandstone cliffs above the Elwha river (note that this means the cliffs are on the west-side of the river!). Fun climbing with a variety of styles from blocky roofed jug hauls to thin and technical slabs to wild dynamic climbing.

Getting There 

Cross the Elwha river bridge on hwy 112 then look for the parking along the left side of the highway approx. 1/4 mile after the bridge. Drive past the parking then turn in to the small lot to angle park. Then hike the Adventure Route to the power line road, head downhill (left) on the power line road until you see an access road on the right with a sign that says "No motorized vehicles" or something of that sort.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.1 miles from here

29 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',4],['5.10',8],['5.11',7],['5.12',7],['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 The Elwhall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Elwhall:
Slappin Skeeters   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Get A Handle On It   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   
The Trench   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Buzz Away AKA Hollywood Dyno   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport   
The Breeze   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
One Shot Deal   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For The Elwhall
Rock Climbing Photo: Finishing the crux boulder problem

Jason aka Proon aka Reciprocity 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  Washington : Olympics & Pacific Coast : ... : The Elwhall
Tricky and pumpy climbing up to a large block followed by an intense boulder problem involving a small left crimp and slopey gastons and side pulls all on steeply over hanging rock. The difficulty eases after grabbing a pistol-grip hold and throwing a heel up by your hands but steepens and remains pumpy through the finish. So good! The original line increased in grade from around .12a and changed significantly since the original first ascent after many large holds broke off....[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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By mikehilbert
From: Tucson, AZ
Jun 11, 2017
How far after the bridge on 112 is the pull off for the Adventure Route? More beta to find the crag would be helpful, coming from outta town.

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