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West Face  


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Elevation: 3,480'
Location: 47.57828, -117.28614 View Map  Incorrect?
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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

4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',1],['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

A Perfect Storm 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  WA : Northeast Corner & Spokane : ... : West Face
Pitch 1 - 5.8Starts off with a bouldery move that isn't as hard as it looks. Then meander up the face with good holds. Follow the bolts to a small alcove under an overhang with a nice 2 bolt belay anchor.Pitch 2 - 5.10bLooking up you should see 4 bolt lines. Perfect Storm is the right most one. Climb up and right through the small roof at a crack. Thin climbing follows the bolts to the top. Once you reach the top, there is a 2 bolt anchor on top of a large boulder that is set...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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