Vantage News

2017 Stewardship in Frenchman Coulee

Climbers have been helping care for the land in Frenchman Coulee and Echo Basin (the area commonly known as "Vantage") for decades. The Access Fund organized work here in 2000, and the Washington Climbers Coalition has done projects here since 2010. The Mountaineers, the American Alpine Club, and the Spokane Mountaineers have participated in [...]

2017 Stewardship in Frenchman Coulee 2018-04-20T16:20:53+00:00

Dogs at the Crag

Respect the rights of others to climb without being disturbed. Tether dogs in high-use sites like bouldering areas or staging areas. This keeps dogs out of the way of spotters, belayers, and other visitors, and prevents other people's property from being disturbed. Respect the rights of your dog. Make sure your dog has plenty [...]

Dogs at the Crag 2018-04-20T16:14:27+00:00

December 2017 – Vantage Update

2017 Update: Earlier this year, the Department of Fish and Wildlife agreed that we needed a second toilet in Frenchman Coulee. With the help of the Access Fund, the American Alpine Club, The Mountaineers, climbing gyms, and the Washington Alpine Club, we raised the funds and Fish and Wildlife plans to install the toilet [...]

December 2017 – Vantage Update 2018-04-20T16:28:35+00:00