Leavenworth

A rock climber's playground and training facility! Enjoy crag climbing along Icicle Creek and in Tumwater Canyon, both just outside of Leavenworth on Highway 2.

**4/22/18 - Please Do Not uSe Roto Wall OR BRUCE'S BOULDER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE**

Both Bruce's Boulder and Roto Wall are located on private property, and the property owner has requested that organized groups do not use the property. Since we do not have permission from the property owner to use these areas for our courses or activities, we must not use it for anything Mountaineers-related.

Information for leaders

scheduling & permits

All our fee-based course field trips and seminars on U.S. Forest Service Land must have been scheduled through the lottery process for User Days as allocated as part of our use permit. Review our User Day Allocations. Here is a direct link to the results of our 2019 internal climbing lottery results for Leavenworth - the course-related trips listed in this document have priority for 2019 scheduling. 

Mountaineers activities on U.S. Forest Service land near Leavenworth must meet the Forest Service group size standards. Rock climbing groups in the Icicle Canyon or Castle Rock should not exceed 15 (students and instructors) at any one crag. Please limit total group size on private land to 15 as well. 

Leaders, please identify the climbing area you plan to use for your trip in the summary section of your activity to ensure we don't have more than one group at the same area. 

Please use the Sam Hill (Leavenworth route/place if you plan to conduct your activity there. No Forest Service Permit needed, but we must file an application.

Contact , Director of Conservation & Advocacy, for user day availability and any other Leavenworth related questions. 

Climbing Areas & Routes

  • Alphabet Rock*
  • Barney's Rubble
  • Bruce's Boulder**
  • Castle Rock
  • Clamshell Cave
  • Givler's Dome/Givler's Crack
  • Midnight Rock
  • Mountaineers Dome
  • Playground Point
  • R&D
  • Roto Wall**
  • Tree Route
  • Trundle Dome*

*Crag located on private property which means no permit needed but Mountaineers party size norms still apply.

**4/22/18 - PLEASE DO NOT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Both Bruce's Boulder and Roto Wall are located on private property, and the property owner has requested that organized groups do not use the property. Since we do not have permission from the property owner to use these areas for our courses or activities, we must not use it for anything Mountaineers-related.

Notes

  • Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb, *Varies*, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
Map
  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX
  • Alpine Lakes Wilderness (ALPS)
  • Trails Illustrated Alpine Lakes Wilderness
Activities

Upcoming Activities



Mock Multi Pitch - Leavenworth

Climbing Field trip: Introduction to Multi-Pitch Trad
Practice setting up anchor spots and mock leading, cleaning and efficiently passing gear and rope
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb, *Varies*, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
Sat, Sep 22, 2018 - Sun, Sep 23, 2018
No Prerequisites
10 participants 5 instructors
Registration closed Sep 20
Seattle Branch

Adventure Club - Kick Off Weekend - Leavenworth

Youth Youth activity: Mountaineers Adventure Club
Leavenworth for the weekend!
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb, *Varies*, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
Sat, Sep 22, 2018 - Sun, Sep 23, 2018
Prerequisites
6 participants 2 instructors 0 chaperones
Registration closed Sep 20
Seattle Branch
Carl Marrs
Qualified Youth Leader

Weekend Field Trip 2 - Leavenworth

Climbing Field trip: Introduction to Multi-Pitch Trad
Put your skills to the test outside!
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb, *Varies*, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
Sat, Oct 6, 2018
No Prerequisites
2 participants 4 instructors
Registration closes Oct 4
Seattle Branch

Weekend Field Trip 2 - Leavenworth

Climbing Field trip: Introduction to Multi-Pitch Trad
Put your skills to the test outside!
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb, *Varies*, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
Sun, Oct 7, 2018
No Prerequisites
7 participants 4 instructors
Registration closes Oct 5
Seattle Branch

Seattle Explorers Camping & Climbing Trip - Leavenworth

Youth Youth activity: Explorers
A car camping trip with some climbing and hiking!
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb, *Varies*, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
Sat, Oct 20, 2018 - Sun, Oct 21, 2018
Prerequisites
15 participants 1 instructor 3 chaperones
Registration closes Oct 18
Seattle Branch
Carl Marrs
Qualified Youth Leader

Basic Climbing - Rock 2 Field Trip - Leavenworth

Climbing Field trip: Basic Climbing Course
Basic Climbing Course Rock 2 Field Trip
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb, *Varies*, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
Sat, Apr 20, 2019 - Sun, Apr 21, 2019
Prerequisites
50 participants 6 instructors
Registration opens Oct 22; Instructor registration open now
Everett Branch

MAC Climbing and Camping Trip - Leavenworth

Climbing Field trip: Mountaineers Adventure Club - Tacoma
Multi-pitch weekend, plus other options like hiking or maybe rafting.
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb, *Varies*, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
Sat, May 4, 2019 - Sun, May 5, 2019
No Prerequisites
17 participants 3 instructors 4 chaperones
Registration closes May 2
Tacoma Branch

Tacoma Explorers Camping & Climbing Trip - Leavenworth

Youth & Climbing Field trip: Tacoma Explorers
A car camping trip with some climbing and hiking!
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb, *Varies*, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
Sat, May 18, 2019 - Sun, May 19, 2019
Prerequisites
10 participants 2 instructors 3 chaperones
Canceled
Tacoma Branch

Weekend Field Trip 1 - Leavenworth

Climbing Field trip: Introduction to Single Pitch Trad
We will begin mock leading as well as have the opportunity to practice crack climbing,
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb, *Varies*, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
Sun, Jun 2, 2019 - Mon, Jun 3, 2019
No Prerequisites
20 participants 9 instructors
Registration opens Nov 17; Instructor registration open now
Seattle Branch

Adventure Club - Multipitch Weekend - Leavenworth

Youth & Climbing Youth activity: Mountaineers Adventure Club
A weekend of climbing. We will leave the Mountaineers on Friday evening at 6:00pm and
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb, *Varies*, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
Fri, Jun 7, 2019 - Sun, Jun 9, 2019
Prerequisites
18 participants 6 instructors 3 chaperones
Registration closes May 29
Seattle Branch
Carl Marrs
Qualified Youth Leader
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