Green Mountain: School Rock

Officially named Eagle Rock, this is a popular training area for climbing, rappelling and climbing self-rescue. There are rock climbing routes from 5.5. to 5.9.

Getting There

From Bremerton, drive SR-310 west 3 miles to Kitsap Lake. Turn left onto Northlake Way, then left onto the Seabeck Highway. After 3 miles, turn left onto Holly Road. In 3 miles, turn left onto Lake Tahuya Road, and then turn left onto Gold Creek Road. Drive 2 miles to the trailhead (650 ft) with a large parking lot and restrooms.


The area is to the south of the Green Mountain summit and can be accessed from the summit area or via a steep way trail that branches off the GM-6 trail.



  • Permits are required in this area for all fee-based (course-related) activities, regardless of group size, and all free activities involving 25 or more people.  Leaders may list trips at this route/place with the understanding that they need to verify that a permit has been obtained before running the trip (if required as outlined above). Permit applications are submitted to WA Department of Natural Resources annually in December. Please contact with any additional questions. More details about permitting on WA DNR land as it applies to Mountaineers trips, as well as our current year Land Use License, can be found here.
  • Suitable Activities: Climbing
  • Seasons: Year-round
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Avalanche Terrain Rating Simple
  • Difficulty: *Varies*
  • Length: 4.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,200 ft
  • 1,500 ft
  • USGS Holly
  • USGS Wildcat Lake
  • WA DNR Green Mountain State Forest
  • see Notes
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  • Eagle Rock
  • Green Mountain: Eagle Rock
  • School Rock

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