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Miller River Bouldering

A number of granitic bouldering areas have been developed in recent years off of Miller River Road, near the town of Skykomish.  These areas include the Morpheus Boulders, the Paradise Boulders, and the Prospect Boulders, as well as a number of smaller areas in a varied and diverse range of settings.  The bouldering in the […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Climbing areas, Western Washington|Comments Off on Miller River Bouldering

Vantage

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 are a […]

By |October 13th, 2015|Climbing areas, Eastern Washington, Featured Areas, Vantage|Comments Off on Vantage

Tum Tum

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 […]

By |October 13th, 2015|Climbing areas, Eastern Washington, Spokane|Comments Off on Tum Tum

McLellan Rocks

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 McLellan began […]

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Deep Creek

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, but pumpy. Most of the climbing is in the upper grades, with a high concentration of 5.12 and 5.13 routes. […]

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