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A Perfect Storm S 
Balanced Effect S 
Call of the Wild S 
Southwest Chimney T,S 
Thrill of Krell, The S 
White Fang S 

West Face Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 3,480'
Location: 47.57828, -117.28614 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Marlin Thorman on Apr 26, 2013
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The west face currently has about 15 climbs on it. Almost all of them are 2 pitches in length and most of the climbs are bolted. Once you reach the top or ridge of big rock, work your way left (north) all the way to the very north end. There is a 2 bolt rappel anchor here. A 60 meter rope is recommended for the double rope rappel (a 50 meter could work in a pinch but would require some down climbing near the bottom).

Getting There 

Hike up the trail from Stevens Creek Trailhead. The first large rock is Big Rock. The west face is to the left.

Climbing Season

For the Spokane Area area.

Weather station 7.5 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in West Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for West Face:
Southwest Chimney   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches   
The Thrill of Krell   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches   
A Perfect Storm   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
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Featured Route For West Face

Balanced Effect 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  WA : Northeast Corner & Spokane : ... : West Face
Route is divided into two sections. The lower section contains the crux and is a steep friction slab with small holds and fairly well bolted. The upper section is more vertical and has a small ceiling, but the holds are much bigger and very grippy....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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