South Early Winter Spire/West Face & Southwest Rib

South Early Winter Spire via the West Face and Southwest Rib is a Grade III, 5.8 climb.

Temporary Closure

Update 7/13/21: SR-20 between milepost 170 and 177 (Silver Star to Early Winters) closed at 10 a.m. Monday, July 12 for fire activities in the area. There is no scheduled time to reopen. Visit the WSDOT SR 20 - North Cascades Highway web page for more information.

  • Difficulty: Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Length: 5.0 mi
  • 7,807 ft
  • USGS Washington Pass

Upcoming Activities

Seattle MAC - Alpine Climb - South Early Winter Spire/West Face & Southwest Rib

Youth Youth activity: Mountaineers Adventure Club
An Alpine Climb lead by volunteers and/or staff for MAC! This trip has prerequisites. See
Difficulty: Intermediate Rock Climb
Tue, Aug 10, 2021
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
2 participants on waitlist 0 instructors
Registration closes Aug 8
Seattle Branch
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