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Upper East Canyon Rock Climbing 


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Location: 48.90434, -119.40991 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This is the last trailside crag on BLM land before crossing the fence (green gate) into Forest Service land (located just over a mile and a half up on trail #100 from the parking lot). The farthest end of the canyon has 8 routes established on the slabby east-facing cliffs with the roof at the top. Overall, a small but unique spot that almost feels like the Gunks (carriageway at the Trapps), with rock that appears to be granite or granodiorite.

Getting There 

Hike up trail #100 for a mile and a half (45 minute hike) to where the cliff comes right down to the trail.

Climbing Season

For the Okanogan area.

Weather station 1.5 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',3],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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]


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