Lower Town Wall Rock Climbing
Just a few steps away from the parking lot, the Lower Wall is where most people will be on a nice day in the summer. There are easier routes on the Great Northern Slab as well as more difficult routes and aid routes on the Main Wall and The Country. The Lower Wall is generally very nice when it is sunny. The trees provide shade for the lower portions of routes and always for the belayer.
Once you cross the train tracks, go a little left and find the trail that heads up towards the wall. The part of the trail that turns right stays along the base of the Lower Wall.
Weather station 1.1 miles from here
70 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',24],['3 Stars',31],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Lower Town Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lower Town Wall:
Featured Route For Lower Town Wall
Amandla 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a WA
: ... : Main Wall, left side
This brilliant route leaves Numbah Ten after the 6th bolt and heads right through a roof and up onto a technical arete that is just under vertical. Some ascents have likely climbed to the right after the roof to take advantage of a full rest on Iron Horse before moving back left to establish on the arete; this reduces the grade to about .13a as it allows one to start the Powerhorse (Iron Horse into Amandla) sequence fully rested (and chalked). If climbed directly without the jaunt righ...[more] Browse More Classics in WA
Latest Regional Forum Messages
Apr 13, 2009
Climbing Access at the Lower Town Wall and some adjacent areas is currently imperiled by potential mining/development operations. Negotiations are currently underway between the owner(s) and the appropriate entities (Access Fund, Washington Climbers Coalition). If you enjoy climbing at the Town Walls, please watch for more info. When the chance presents itself, consider DONATING to this worthy cause. In the meantime, please respect any potential closures or restrictions that may or may not affect climbing at the Town Walls.
By Ol' Toby
Oct 30, 2015
Best crag in the land.