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North facing caves with steep and powerful sport climbs. 5.12 to 5.13.

Getting There 

Good topo at

1/4 mile down road past main parking lot. Obvious switchback trail above road leads to caves.

Climbing Season

For the Vantage (Frenchman Coulee) area.

Weather station 13.3 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Sanctuary

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Sanctuary:
Jugulator   5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For The Sanctuary

Jugulator 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  Washington : Vantage (Frenchman Coulee) : The Sanctuary
bouldery down low, with fun techie climbing on slightly overhung head-wall above.Typical Vantage blocky funkiness, with pretty good rock quality....[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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By Frank Bush
Apr 15, 2014
4-10-14: I walked up to the sanctuary cave and witnessed a Peregrine Falcon returning to her nesting site (heard little ones too), which is located on top of the cave, far right. It is extremely close to the routes on the far right, so I am SUGGESTING A VOLUNTARY CLOSURE. Let's help to make sure these wonderful creatures survive their infancy and give'em their space :)
By Evan W
Feb 20, 2017
Anyone have a topo or any information for the routes at the sanctuary? The link previously posted is now broken. Planning a trip and looking for more info.

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