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Devils Gulch
One of Wenatchee's finest, Devils Gulch Trail is a long, fast, and smooth roller coaster descent. Near Wenatchee, Washington
Devils Gulch
One of the absolute top rides in the state, the downhill flow of Devils Gulch is the real deal. Near Cashmere, Washington
Homestead Trail
Probably the best trail in the Sage Hills System! Near West Wenatchee, Washington
Rosy Boa
This is an awesome flow trail! Extra special kudos to the builders! Near Leavenworth, Washington
Chikamin Tie to Chikamin Creek Loop
Long but smooth road climb pays off with two high-speed s-turn descents on buff singletrack. Near Leavenworth, Washington
Chikamin Creek Trail #1534
20 minutes of left-right-left at perfect grades and virtually no pedaling. Near Leavenworth, Washington
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Central-East Cascades, Wenatchee, & Leavenworth  


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Description 

Region just east of the Central-Western Cascades.

Getting There 

I90 and HW2 going E-W.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.3 miles from here

766 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Central-East Cascades, Wenatchee, & Leavenworth:
Triple Couloirs   WI3 M3 Steep Snow R     Mixed, Ice, Snow, 20 pitches, 2500'   Icicle Creek : Dragontail Peak
Quantum Mechanics   V7- 7A+     Boulder, 15'   ** Bouldering in Icicle Cre... : Chaos Boulders
The Lion's Den   V8 7B     Boulder, 20'   ** Bouldering in Icicle Cre... : Unearthed Boulders
Pimpsqueak   V9 7C     Boulder   ** Bouldering in Icicle Cre... : Mad Meadows
Gerber-Sink   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b WI3+ M4 Steep Snow     Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, 10 pitches, 2000'   Icicle Creek : Dragontail Peak
West Ridge   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 400'   Icicle Creek : Prusik Peak
Canary   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 300'   Tumwater Canyon : Castle Rock
Orbit   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, 7 pitches, 800'   Icicle Creek : Snow Creek Wall
Classic Crack   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch   Icicle Creek : Eight-Mile Rock
Backbone Ridge   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 12 pitches, 2000'   Icicle Creek : Dragontail Peak
Upper North Ridge w/Great Gendarme   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 18 pitches, 1200'   Mt Stuart
Outer Space   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 6 pitches, 500'   Icicle Creek : Snow Creek Wall
Stanley-Burgner Route   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 500'   Icicle Creek : Prusik Peak
The Direct North Ridge w/ Gendarme   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 20 pitches, 2000'   Mt Stuart
Iconoclast   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 8 pitches, 800'   Icicle Creek : Snow Creek Wall
Acid Baby   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 7 pitches, 1000'   Icicle Creek : Aasgard Pass
Solid Gold   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 450'   Icicle Creek : Prusik Peak
Hyperspace   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 7 pitches, 800'   Icicle Creek : Snow Creek Wall
Der Sportsman   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 600'   Icicle Creek : Prusik Peak
West Face   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 9 pitches   Colchuck Balanced Rock
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Outer Space 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Snow Creek Wall
I can't believe nobody has added this yet. Probably the most popular route in Leavenworth. Starts at the base of Snow Creek Wall and follows fantastic features up through the main shield to the top. This can be crowded, but it's a good place to chill and look at the view. Pretty easy to identify this route on the wall, because of the long, well-cleaned crack splitting the upper headwall. Follow that crack down to a ledge with a big cedar growing out of it. The regular start is the ledge/di...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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