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Central-West Cascades & Seattle

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North Bend & Vicinity 
Seattle and Seattle Eastside 
Skykomish Valley 
Snoqualmie Pass Area 

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Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

Tiger Mountain Loop
A 1500 ft climb to the summit of Tiger Mountain with some fun singletrack sections. Near North Bend, WA
Summit Trail
Fast-rolling and flowy on the way down from the summit. Near North Bend, WA
Soaring Eagle Outer Loop
Part of a network of trails tucked into the forest of Section 36 (Soaring Eagle Park) in Sammamish. Near Carnation, WA
Puget Power Powerline Trail
A great singletrack hill climb with a couple of technical sections to keep you on your toes. Near Kirkland, WA
Thrilla in Woodinvilla
Fast and hilly! The go-to training ride for Cyclocross and XC mountain bikers looking to stay local. Near Bothell, WA
Rock Crusher
One of the intermediate trails from Steven Pass's new bike park. Complete with chair lifts! Near Skykomish, WA
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Central-West Cascades & Seattle 


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Description 

The area from Seattle-Puget Sound to Snoqualmie Pass and Steven's Pass, covering King County and the southern half of Snohomish County


Getting There 

Mainly I5 N-S and either I90 or HW2 E-W.


815 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Central-West Cascades & Seattle:
New York Gully   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c WI3 M5- A1-2 Steep Snow     Aid, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 5 pitches, 700'   Snoqualmie Pass Area : Snoqualmie Pass
Aires   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 5 pitches, 250'   Lower Town Wall : Great Northern Slab
Toxic Shock   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   Inner Walls : Notch, cave side (SW)
Princely Ambitions   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Godzilla   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Volunteer Park Water Tower   5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 75'   UW Rock : Seattle Urban Climbing
Breakfast of Champions   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Lower Town Wall : Great Northern Slab
Sagittarius   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Rattletale   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   Lookout Point Area : Rattletale Wall
Lovin' Arms   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   Upper Town Wall : Central Wall Area
Davis-Holland Route   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   Upper Town Wall : Central Wall Area
Slow Children   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Thin Fingers   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Lower Town Wall : Narrow Arrow and further ri...
Aborigine   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Sport   Exit 32 / Little Si : World Wall
Up'er Zipper   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 4 pitches, 300'   Upper Town Wall : The Beach
Echolocation   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Upper Town Wall : The Black Sea
Black Sea   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 250'   Upper Town Wall : The Black Sea
Japanese Gardens   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 200'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Iron Horse   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Dead Reckoning (aka the Terry-Michaels route)   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   Upper Town Wall : The Beach
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Featured Route For Central-West Cascades & Seattle
Ryan Triplett on Sagittarius

Sagittarius 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b  WA : Index : ... : Main Wall, left side
Just to the left of Japanese Gardens is this obvious line of hand cracks and traversing roofs. Start on the ledges above the big stump on the trail and lieback a wide flare for about 10 feet to a short finger crack. Move right into a sweet steep handcrack, up into a wide (6"?) crack that traverses left. Clip the fixed chock before the traverse, and walk a # 5 Camalot to the end if you want to protect this section, or drag will become an issue. At the end of the traverse there is a set ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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