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Darrington trail project June 4, 2016

Join our partners Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest and The Mountaineers to provide some tender loving care to a badly eroded trail serving the most popular crag near Darrington. Three O'Clock Rock is a remarkable slab of granite overlooking a wild mountain valley. Climbers have been going there since 1969. Blueberry Hill [...]

Darrington trail project June 4, 20162018-04-20T16:19:52-07:00

Icicle Cleanup 2016

On April 23, 2016, a large group of volunteers turned out for the third or fourth Icicle Cleanup, hosted by the Leavenworth Mountain Association. The Leavenworth Mountain Association connects the community to the mountains for the benefit of both. The Seattle Vertical World is America's first climbing gym, founded in 1987. Two teams [...]

Icicle Cleanup 20162018-04-20T16:17:29-07:00

Protecting Access to a Gem at Gold Bar

The area affectionately known as "Gold Bar" houses some of the best granite bouldering to be found. The area has been recognized as a bouldering mecca since about 2000, and climbers have been active stewards in the area ever since. Those displaying a Washington Climbers Coalition sticker had special access here for a period [...]

Protecting Access to a Gem at Gold Bar2018-04-20T16:16:44-07:00