Mazama

A set of sport and trad rock climbing crags near Mazama, WA on the eastern side of the North Cascades and Highway 20.

Getting there

Drive SR-20 to the town of Mazama. The Fun Rock, Goat Wall, and Prospector crags are west of The Mazama Store, and the Matrix and Europa crags are east of the store.

guidebooks

  • Mazama Rock: A vertical Paradise by Brian Burdo.
  • Matrix & Europa Climbing Guide by Burdo & Grayum.
  • Mazama Granite by Burdo & Grayum.

INFORMATION for leaders

Scheduling & Permits

  • If you are scheduling this as a non-course related activity, please limit your group size to the default party size. The maximum party size is for use by course field trips only, and includes both students and instructors. Group size maximums do not reflect how course field trips are run (in smaller groups of students and instructors), but allow for course leaders to register the course in our system.
  • This route allows multiple bookings. Please check scheduled trips listed below in the "Activities" tab to see if there is another group already booked on the same day. If so, please coordinate with them to ensure you are carpooling and teaching at different areas.
  • If you are scheduling a course field trip, please contact our Member Services Team to confirm the field trip and any permitting regulations.

Climbing Area & Routes

  • A-Wall
  • Fire Wall
  • Fun Rock
  • Goat Wall
  • K-9 Crag
  • Pearrygin Lake Crag
  • Prospector Wall
  • Rhinozone
  • Romance Rock
  • Rough Cut Wall
  • Sun Rock

notes

  • Guidebook: Mazma Rock: A Vertical Paradise by Bryan Burdo (2008).

  • Suitable Activities: Climbing
  • Climbing Category: Rock Climb
  • Seasons: April, May, June, July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
Map
  • Green Trails Mazama No. 51
  • Green Trails Washington Pass No. 50
  • USGS Mazama
  • USGS McLeod Mountain
  • USGS Robinson Mountain
Activities

Upcoming Activities

TAC MAC Climbing Trip - Mazama

Youth Field trip: Mountaineers Adventure Club - Tacoma
Climbing at the Crag
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
Sat, Jun 5, 2021
No Prerequisites
11 participants 2 chaperones
Registration closes Jun 3
Tacoma Branch

TAC MAC Climbing Trip - Mazama

Youth Field trip: Mountaineers Adventure Club - Tacoma
Climbing at the Crag
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
Sun, Jun 6, 2021
No Prerequisites
11 participants 2 chaperones
Registration closes Jun 4
Tacoma Branch

Seattle MAC - Summer Trip - Mazama

Youth Youth activity: Mountaineers Adventure Club
10-day long summer trip!
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
Fri, Jul 9, 2021 - Mon, Jul 19, 2021
Prerequisites
30 participants 13 instructors 5 chaperones
Registration opens Jan 20; Instructor registration open now
Seattle Branch

Seattle Nomads Camping Trip - Mazama

Youth Youth activity: Nomads
[MARMOT POD] Phase 2 summer camping and climbing trip for Nomads!
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
Fri, Jul 16, 2021 - Sun, Jul 18, 2021
Prerequisites
10 participants 4 chaperones
Registration opens Jan 5
Seattle Branch

Seattle Pathfinders Camping Trip - Mazama

Youth Youth activity: Pathfinders
[BLACK BEAR POD] Phase 2 summer camping and climbing trip for Pathfinders!
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
Fri, Jul 16, 2021 - Sun, Jul 18, 2021
Prerequisites
10 participants 4 chaperones
Registration opens Jan 5
Seattle Branch

Seattle Explorers Summer Trip! - Mazama

Youth Youth activity: Explorers
[PIKA POD] Phase 2 trip for Explorers. A multi-day trip up to Mazama where there
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
Fri, Jul 30, 2021 - Tue, Aug 3, 2021
Prerequisites
11 participants 5 chaperones
Registration opens Jan 13
Seattle Branch

Seattle Junior MAC Summer Trip! - Mazama

Youth Youth activity: Junior MAC
[SALMON POD] Phase 2 trip for Jr. MAC. A multi-day trip up to Mazama where
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
Fri, Jul 30, 2021 - Tue, Aug 3, 2021
Prerequisites
9 participants 3 chaperones
Registration opens Jan 13
Seattle Branch

Seattle Explorers Summer Trip! - Mazama

Youth Youth activity: Explorers
[MOUNTAIN GOAT POD] Phase 2 trip for Explorers. A multi-day trip up to Mazama where
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
Fri, Jul 30, 2021 - Tue, Aug 3, 2021
Prerequisites
9 participants 3 chaperones
Registration opens Jan 13
Seattle Branch

Seattle Junior MAC Summer Trip! - Mazama

Youth Youth activity: Junior MAC
[ORCA POD] Phase 2 trip for Jr. MAC. A multi-day trip up to Mazama where
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
Fri, Jul 30, 2021 - Tue, Aug 3, 2021
Prerequisites
11 participants 5 chaperones
Registration opens Jan 13
Seattle Branch
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