SPIRE Rock

A man-made rock formation at Sprinker Recreation Center outside of Spanaway, Washington. It was built by volunteers and the Army Corps of Engineers to promote rock climbing. It is a great facility for rock climbing education and training.

GETTING THERE

Take Exit 127 (SR-512 east towards Puyallup/S Tacoma Way) off of I-5.  Use the left three lanes to stay on SR-512.  Take the Steele St exit and use left two lanes to turn onto Steele St. The road continues as 116th Ave and then Spanaway Loop Rd.  Turn left onto Military Rd. The parking area for Sprinker Recreation Center is on the left.

  • Land Manager: Sprinker Recreation Center
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 65
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 65
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Activities

Upcoming Activities

Tacoma Scrambling Field Trip - Rock 1 - SPIRE Rock

Scrambling Field trip: Alpine Scrambling Course
Rock 1 - Teams 1,2,3
Sat, Apr 17, 2021
Prerequisites
16 participants 4 instructors
Registration closes Apr 15
Tacoma Branch

Tacoma Scrambling Field Trip - Rock 1 - SPIRE Rock

Scrambling Field trip: Alpine Scrambling Course
Rock 1 - Teams 4,5,6
Sun, Apr 18, 2021
Prerequisites
18 participants 1 instructor
Registration closes Apr 15
Tacoma Branch

CBC 3 - SPIRE Rock

Climbing Field trip: Compressed Basic Alpine Climbing
Rock field trip for Compressed Basic Alpine Climbing
Sun, May 9, 2021
No Prerequisites
0 participants 0 instructors
Registration closed Apr 11
Olympia Branch

CBC 3 - SPIRE Rock

Climbing Field trip: Compressed Basic Alpine Climbing
Field Trip for Compressed Basic Alpine Climbing
Sun, Jun 20, 2021
No Prerequisites
1 participant 1 instructor
Registration closes May 11
Olympia Branch

CBC 3 - SPIRE Rock

Climbing Field trip: Compressed Basic Alpine Climbing
Field trip for Compressed Basic Alpine Climbing
Sun, Jul 18, 2021
No Prerequisites
0 participants 3 instructors
Registration closes Jun 11
Olympia Branch
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