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Location: 47.84257, -121.69584 View Map  Incorrect?
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The crux on Wilman's Walkabout P1 (11b).

Description 

Region along HW 2, from Monroe to Steven's Pass. The valley has great bouldering, sport, and trad climbing. Most of the rock is granite, but the rock at No Name and nearby crags is instead similar to that at Little Si in North Bend.

Getting There 

HW 2.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.0 miles from here

530 Total Routes

['4 Stars',99],['3 Stars',253],['2 Stars',128],['1 Star',40],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',13],['5.8',16],['5.9',42],['5.10',103],['5.11',122],['5.12',57],['5.13',7],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',26],['V2-3',75],['V4-5',31],['V6-7',20],['V8-9',10],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',5],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Skykomish Valley:
Pisces   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 65'   Lower Town Wall : Great Northern Slab
Great Northern Slab   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches   Lower Town Wall : Great Northern Slab
Senior Citizens in Space   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Lookout Point Area : Private Idaho
Aires   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 5 pitches, 250'   Lower Town Wall : Great Northern Slab
Toxic Shock   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   Inner Walls : Notch, cave side (SW)
Godzilla   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Princely Ambitions   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Breakfast of Champions   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Lower Town Wall : Great Northern Slab
Rattletale   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   Lookout Point Area : Rattletale Wall
Sagittarius   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Tatoosh   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   Lower Town Wall : Narrow Arrow and further ri...
Lovin' Arms   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   Upper Town Wall : Central Wall Area
Davis-Holland Route   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   Upper Town Wall : Central Wall Area
Slow Children   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
Thin Fingers   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Lower Town Wall : Narrow Arrow and further ri...
The Amphibian    5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 80'   Lookout Point Area : Rattletale Wall
Up'er Zipper   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 4 pitches, 300'   Upper Town Wall : The Beach
Japanese Gardens   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 200'   Lower Town Wall : Main Wall, left side
The Orangutan    5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad   Lookout Point Area : Rattletale Wall
Dead Reckoning (aka the Terry-Michaels route)   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   Upper Town Wall : The Beach
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Mega classic line up the right side of the Thermopylae Wall! Stretch or jump up to the first good hold and climb the right-leaning flake system up the overhanging wall, topping out on jugs after a high crux. The further right you top out, the more you'll be over nasty boulders below.A sit start will add considerable difficulty but not necessarily considerable fun. You decide....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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