Snow Creek Wall

Climb Outer Space (5.9), Orbit (5.8+) or White Slabs (5.7) on the popular Snow Creek Wall in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness near Leavenworth.

driving directions

From US 2 in Leavenworth, drive the Icicle Creek Road (Forest Road 26) ~4.3 miles to the Snow Lakes Trailhead (1,300 ft).

approach

Hike the Snow Lakes Trail 2 miles to 3,200 ft. At this point, the trails begins to follow the Snow Creek. Find  and follow the climbers path to the base of Snow Creek Wall.

ascent

Outer Space

  • Grade III, 5.9
  • Six pitches
  • Medium rack to 3.5 inches

Orbit

  • Grade III, 5.8+
  • Seven pitches
  • Medium rack to 2.5 inches

White Slabs

  • Grade II, 5.7
  • Four pitches

descent

Follow the climbers descent trail from the summit back to the base

Notes

  • Climb midweek to avoid the weekend crowds.
  • Suitable Activities: Climbing
  • Climbing Category: Intermediate Alpine
  • Seasons: June, July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast.
  • Difficulty: Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Length: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,800 ft
  • 4,160 ft
Map
  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX
  • Green Trails The Enchantments No. 209S
  • USGS Leavenworth
Activities

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  • Snow Creek Wall/Outer Space
  • Snow Creek Wall/Orbit
  • Snow Creek Wall/White Slabs
  • Snow Creek Wall/Champagne
  • Snow Creek Wall/Satellite
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