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Okanogan 


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Description 

North region mid-state, bordering on Canada, the North Cascades, the Northeast Region, and the Central Region. The eastern border is the Columbia River.


Getting There 

HW20 from the west, and HW97 from the south.


Climbing Season


434 Total Routes


['4 Stars',13],['3 Stars',90],['2 Stars',193],['1 Star',125],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',68],['5.7',63],['5.8',59],['5.9',64],['5.10',109],['5.11',55],['5.12',15],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Okanogan:
Boltergeist   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch   Mazama : Fun Rock
Guys and Dolls   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 55'   1) Western Front : Lower Wall
Invasive Species   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   Mazama : Fun Rock
First Thought Best Thought   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 90'   North Canyon (Frog Pond Tra... : North Canyon - Sleeping Tur...
Prime Rib of Goat   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, 11 pitches, 1300'   Mazama : Goat Wall
Gneiss Jugs   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 60'   Burge Mountain (Tonasket) : 2) The Main Wall
Megafauna   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Mazama : Fun Rock
Methow Inspirtation Route   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 5 pitches   Mazama : Goat Wall
Ingenue   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Mazama : Prospector Wall
Snake Fingers   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   Mazama : Fun Rock
Gridlock   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 70'   Mazama : Fun Rock
Magic Limbo Cha-Cha   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   Mazama : Fun Rock
Steppenruf   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 45'   Mazama : Fun Rock
Honeypepper   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Mazama : Prospector Wall
Guide's Day Off   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 40'   Mazama : Fun Rock
Sisyphus   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 10 pitches, 1000'   Mazama : Goat Wall
Arapilesian Dog   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 55'   Mazama : Fun Rock
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Featured Route For Okanogan
Mark on the first ascent of Venus of Okanogan 5.7 ****

VENUS OF OKANOGAN 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  WA : Okanogan : ... : Big Butte - South Face
VENUS OF OKANOGAN 5.7 **** 90’ M (9b)Begin 5‘ left of the “Why Raincoats Are Yellow” crack and climb directly up. Pass the short lower diagonal corner on the right and climb the face above, then head left for the arete (avoiding the Raincoats route completely), 2 chain anchors (brown) are above (10’ 3rd class scramble) just below the top lip. Several medium and small cams are needed throughout between the bolts. Excellent variety of climbing....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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