North Early Winter Spire/Northwest Corner

A Grade III climb in the North cascades near Washington Pass that is six pitches of mostly sustained 5.9-5.9+ climbing on excellent rock. It is known for its burly 3-4" crack on Pitch 4.

getting there

Take Exit 232 (Cook Road) off of I-5 at Burlington, turning east to Sedro Wooley and SR 20. Continue on SR 20 to the Blue Lake Trailhead (5,200 ft), 1.5 mi west of the pass.

Notes

  • Suitable Activities: Climbing
  • Climbing Category: Intermediate Alpine
  • Seasons: May, June, July, August, September
  • Weather: View weather forecast.
  • Difficulty: Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Length: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,372 ft
  • 7,753 ft
Map
  • Green Trails Washington Pass No. 50
  • USGS Washington Pass
Activities

Upcoming Activities



Field Trip - North Early Winter Spire/Northwest Corner

Climbing Field trip: Alpine Rock Course
Field Trip to practice advanced alpine rock skills.
Difficulty: Intermediate Rock Climb
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
0 participants 0 instructors
Registration closes Jul 19
Seattle Branch

Field Trip - North Early Winter Spire/Northwest Corner

Climbing Field trip: Alpine Rock Course
Field Trip to practice advanced alpine rock skills.
Difficulty: Intermediate Rock Climb
Sun, Jul 22, 2018
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
0 participants 0 instructors
Registration closes Jul 20
Seattle Branch
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