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 [...]
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Deep Creek is a steep sport area just west of Spokane in Riverside State Park. Development of the area began in the mid-1990s. Unlike the other primary crags in the region, Deep Creek climbing is on basalt entablature. The climbs are up to 85 feet long and are generally featured, [...]
The Dishman crag is located on the southeast side of Spokane, across the valley from Minnehaha. The 30 or so routes are generally steeper and harder than at Minnehaha, ranging from 5.8 to easy 5.13. Most of the routes are in the 5.11-5.12 range. Bolted face climbing on gently overhanging granite is the norm, [...]
Minnehaha is Spokane’s oldest and most popular area Located on the northeast edge of the city, the area offers an assortment of short (20’-80’) routes on featured granite generally ranging from 5.4 to easy 5.12, as well as a nice circuit boulder problems. There are relatively few pure crack climbs and few true sport [...]
Tucked away in the extreme northeast corner of Washington, the Metaline Falls area holds a wealth of limestone, only some of which has been explored. Most of the current routes are on a multi-faced cliff called Washington Rock, which is across the Pend Oreille River from the small, eclectic town of Metaline Falls. A [...]