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This rock has some of the best alpine rock I have ever climbed. But its still alpine, so there is always loose stuff.
From the Colchuck Lake, head up Aasgard pass until you are about 400 feet above the lake. Head left through dense bushes to the obvious gully leading up to Colchuck Balanced Rock.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Colchuck Balanced Rock:
Leche La Vaca 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 4 pitches
The Tempest 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A2 Trad, Aid, 10 pitches
The Scoop 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, 10 pitches, 1000'
West Face 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, 9 pitches
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Rikki Tikki Tavi 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : Colchuck Balanced Rock
P1- Start at lowest point of rock on wall. Climb grooves to splitter layback corner at mostly 5.10 with a 5.11 move in there. Excellent move at the top. Belay from tree.P2- Climb slightly dirty cracks to large, obvious California ledge. 5.9From the California Ledge, you have 2 options-Option 1- climb from under the amazing black roof with the large white swath through it. Hand traverse out and pull the lip, following undulating hands, wide hands and fists seemingly forever. Belay at tree. This i...[more] Browse More Classics in WA
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