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morning and evening shade, access may be restricted in late winter early spring due to raptor nesting (same as royal). climbing is trad, and climbing ranges from 5.7 to 5.9. a few camping areas are further west on HWY 12, and the town of Naches has bars, and a small grocery store. the rock is andesite (basalt) columns.
Approach on Hwy 12 and park at the Elk feeding station as you would for the Royal columns. After crossing the river via the bridge turn East and walk along the base of the cliff for about 400M.
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pitch 1: 80' up a set of wide double cracks ending on ledge.pitch 2: 90' upward traverse over broken pillars ending on obvious free standing pillar.pitch 3: 30' face climb with 2 bolts as pro end on top of cliff.descend by walking around the east side of cliff...[more] Browse More Classics in WA
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