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Northeast Corner & Spokane

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Northeast Corner & Spokane 


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Location: 48.49286, -117.73252 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The northeast corner of the state, includes the Spokane area.


Getting There 

I90 is a main E-W access road.


Climbing Season


254 Total Routes


['4 Stars',27],['3 Stars',95],['2 Stars',92],['1 Star',17],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',8],['5.7',12],['5.8',24],['5.9',20],['5.10',56],['5.11',62],['5.12',37],['5.13',14],['>=5.14',2],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',4],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',6],['V8-9',3],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',2],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Northeast Corner & Spokane:
Tarantula Traverse   V2-3 5+     Boulder   Spokane Area : Minnehaha
Battlestar Galactica   V5-6 6C+     Boulder, 25'   Tum Tum : Bouldering
Main Crack   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Spokane Area : Minnehaha
Delayed Adolescence   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 50'   McLellan Rocks : The Hood
Chicken Spread   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Spokane Area : Dishman
The Dihedral   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   Spokane Area : Minnehaha
Stone Dead Rattler   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 50'   McLellan Rocks : Morning Wall
A Perfect Storm   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   Big Rock : West Face
Don Quixote   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   Spokane Area : Minnehaha
Character Assassination   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 40'   McLellan Rocks : White Wall
The Prow   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 30'   Spokane Area : Minnehaha
3) Pork Sausage   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 70'   China Bend : Main Wall
Pit Lizard   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport   Deep Creek : The Pit
The Roach   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Deep Creek : The Main Wall
(7) Flogging a Dead Horse   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Deep Creek : The Pit
(6) Naked Man   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Deep Creek : The Main Wall
Being Inferior   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport   Deep Creek : The Main Wall
(7) Belly Rubber   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Deep Creek : The Main Wall
(9) Dump Truck   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Deep Creek : The Main Wall
Bitten   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport   Deep Creek : The Main Wall
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Featured Route For Northeast Corner & Spokane
Pulling through the lower section of Naked Man

(6) Naked Man 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  WA : Northeast Corner & Spokane : ... : The Main Wall
This brilliant route begins with a steep polished section followed by a nice rest before moving slightly left into a "c" shaped shallow corner system. Difficult slopers and small crimps lead to a tricky to clip 5th bolt. Working out the sequence through here is key to the send. Pull through a small and juggy bulge continuing on jugs to a nice rest (routes original finish). Now move right onto some nice face climbing finishing by pulling over a small roof. * *Note: Naked Man was Deep Cree...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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By rockhill
Jul 27, 2014

My girlfriend and I just recently moved to Northport, Washington. We have been setting up new routes on the property that we live on and also enjoying the great routes at China Bend. If anyone would be interested in climbing or collaborating, I would love to get in touch.

Climb up to 5.13 but love climbing any grade.

Cheers,
Blake Rockhill