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West Face

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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  


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Elevation: 3,480'
Location: 47.57828, -117.28614 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Peter Franzen, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Marlin Thorman on Apr 26, 2013
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Description 

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



Weather station 7.5 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',3],['5.11',2],['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 West Face:
A Perfect Storm   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
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Featured Route For West Face

White Fang 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  WA : Northeast Corner & Spokane : ... : West Face
A variation of "Call of the Wild". Starts up towards the chains at the dish located up about halfway up the route. Once at the dish, follow the middle set of bolts that exit out the top of the dish. The crux is leaving the dish and the moves above the dish are much thinner than below the dish....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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