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Summit Wall

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Jack of Diamonds T,TR 
Joker, The T,TR 
King of Diamonds T,TR 
Nose Direct TR 
Open Book, The T,TR 
Queen of Diamonds TR 
Roger's Romp T 
Unknown TR 

Summit Wall  


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Elevation: 1,300'
Location: 48.45345, -122.62502 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

  • *Majority taken from Weekend Rock WA, David Whitelaw**
Home to several moderate trad leads, but many come here specifically to top-rope. There are several bolted anchors (brand new looking) and convenient trees located at the top of the feature.

Getting There 

Drive up the Mount Erie road until just shy of the summit towers. As you drive underneath the powerlines near the top, the Summit Wall parking area (not the main summit area parking & viewpoint) is visible directly ahead & on the right as the road swings sharply left. Only room for a few cars, but the main parking area is only another several hundred feet along the road.
Approach: from the lower parking area (not the main one at the top), two trails head south to the buttress. Left trail leads to the top of the crag & the lower or right trail leads out through the trees & across an exposed step-around bouldering move to reach the bottom of the crag (at least one non-climber fatality has occurred at the step-around move--be cautious).

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.4 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=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 Summit Wall:
The Open Book   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
Jack of Diamonds   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Summit Wall
Ben making his second trad lead on The Joker.

The Joker 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  WA : Northwest Region : ... : Summit Wall
Good lead for beginner trad climbers. Climb up easy rock to a large notch. Continue up a crack of fractured rock into the an open V book. Gain the top and walk to the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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