2015 Recap: These are some of the things that the Washington Climbers Coalition was involved in last year: Index: WCC Involved in Managing Climbing Area. In late summer the WCC helped educate climbers about a closure after a fire broke out above a cliff called "The Cheeks." In September, over 100 [...]
Doug Walker was a supporter and general cheerleader for all things climbing. He brought people together and made good things happen. We miss him. Already.
Frenchman Coulee is also called "Vantage" by many climbers. There are now over 600 routes at the area, ranging from 5.2 to 5.13, as well as a small amount of bouldering in the bed of the coulee. While many of the routes at Vantage are mediocre crack climbs (due to poor rock), there [...]
The Tum Tum cliffs are a collection of slabby domes and boulders approximately 30 miles west of Spokane, in a rural setting on the north side of the Spokane River. The roped climbing generally follows slabby cracks and faces in the 5.8-5.10 range. A number of pitches are over 100 feet long and one climb [...]
McLellan is a relatively newly developed area approximately 30 miles west of Spokane. It is located on undeveloped State Parks land on the south bank of the Spokane River. The climbing is on a series of small (50-foot) granite domes and corridors scattered about in a pleasant, open forest of ponderosa pine. Climbing at [...]