The first of several large butresses leading up the canyon, the Eight Mile Butresses, that sit across the road from Eight Mile Campground. There are dozens of small crags littered about these larger formations.
Drive just past Eight Mile Campground, and use any of the pullouts on the right side of the road. The trails are often indistinct, and there are at least three. The best I found started at the largest pullout in the immediate area, perhaps 200 - 300 yards from the entrance to the campground. Expect between fifteen and thirty minutes to the base, depending on your fitness.
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Lazy Boy 5.11c Trad, 100 feet
Featured Route For Lower Eight Mile Buttress
Lazy Boy is the most striking line in the Bro's Nest, a stacked area of hard climbing on the west (uphill) side of Lower Eight Mile Buttress. Start by avoiding a bit of moss, and entering a section of clean undercling, finger, and hand cracks through a series of overhangy features. This will deposit you below the eponymous flake. There's a picture in the new Kramar book that shows a dude headed up the right side of this, which looked doubtful to me.I headed up the left side, and found great h...[more] Browse More Classics in WA