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

From I-5, take exit 127 for WA 512 E towards Puyallup/S Tacoma Way. Use the left 3 lanes to stay on WA 512 E.  Take the Steele St. exit.  Use left two lanes to turn onto Steele St.. The road continues as 116th Ave. and then Spanaway Loop Rd..  Take a left onto Military Rd..  The parking area for Sprinkers Recreation Center will be 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



Intermediate Ropes and Anchors - SPIRE Rock

Climbing Field trip: Intermediate Alpine Climbing Essentials
Intermediate Ropes and Anchors Field Trip
Sat, Feb 29, 2020
Prerequisites
4 participants 2 instructors
Registration closes Feb 25
Kitsap Branch

Pierce County Parks - Climbing - SPIRE Rock

Youth Youth activity: Mountain Workshop - Pierce County Parks
Climbing clinics for youth through Pierce County Parks
Sat, Mar 14, 2020
No Prerequisites
0 participants 4 instructors
Registration closes Mar 12
Tacoma Branch

Tacoma Scrambling Field Trip - Rock 1 - SPIRE Rock

Scrambling Field trip: Alpine Scrambling Course
Rock 1
Sat, Apr 4, 2020
Prerequisites
32 participants 2 instructors
Registration closes Mar 2
Tacoma Branch

Pierce County Parks - Climbing - SPIRE Rock

Youth Youth activity: Mountain Workshop - Pierce County Parks
Climbing clinics for youth through Pierce County Parks
Sat, May 2, 2020
No Prerequisites
0 participants 4 instructors
Registration closes Apr 30
Tacoma Branch

BC Activity: Rock Climbing Practice - SPIRE Rock

Climbing Lecture: Basic Climbing Course
This will be an additional practice opportunity before evaluation at the Rock 2 Field Trip.
Sun, May 10, 2020
No Prerequisites
25 participants 5 instructors
Registration closes May 8
Olympia Branch
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