Vantage (Frenchman Coulee)

Vantage, more correctly know as Frenchman Coulee, is a climbing area that has sport and trad routes from 5.4 to 5.12. There are several different areas to climb including The Feathers, Sunshine Wall, Riverview Park, Fugs Wall, etc.

GETTING THERE

Take Exit 143 for Silica Rd. off the I-90.  Take a left onto Silica Rd., and then in 0.8 mile take a left onto Vantage Rd.  The Feathers climbing area is about 1.3 miles down Vantage Rd. on the left, and the main parking area for the rest of the Vantage climbing areas is just a little further on the left. 

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 below to see if there is another group already booked on the day you are booking and coordinate with them to ensure you are carpooling and dividing yourself into small groups at different crags.
  •  Please write the crags you plan to be at in your summary, so that they show up in the overview.
  • If you are scheduling a course field trip, please contact our Member Services Team to confirm the field trip and any permitting regulations.
  • Suitable Activities: Climbing
  • Climbing Category: Rock Climb
  • Seasons: Year-round
  • Weather: View weather forecast.
  • Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
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Activities

Upcoming Activities



Sport Climbing Course FT3 - Vantage - Vantage (Frenchman Coulee)

Climbing Field trip: Sport Climbing Course
A weekend of climbing, camping and good company.
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
Sat, Sep 22, 2018 - Sun, Sep 23, 2018
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
4 participants 3 instructors
Registration closes Sep 20
Everett Branch

Outdoor Field Trip - Vantage (Frenchman Coulee)

Climbing Field trip: Sport Climbing
Practicing sport climbing outside!
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
Sat, Sep 29, 2018 - Sun, Sep 30, 2018
No Prerequisites
1 participant 0 instructors
Registration closes Sep 27
Tacoma Branch

Crag Rock Climb - Vantage (Frenchman Coulee)

Climbing Trip
Riverview Park. One more chance to practice leading on short pitches before winter sets in.
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
Sat, Oct 20, 2018
Prerequisites
4 participants
Registration closes Oct 18
Seattle Branch

Tacoma Explorers Camping & Climbing Trip - Vantage (Frenchman Coulee)

Climbing Field trip: Tacoma Explorers
A car camping trip with rock climbing
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
Sat, Nov 3, 2018 - Sun, Nov 4, 2018
Prerequisites
11 participants 2 instructors 6 chaperones
Registration closes Nov 1
Tacoma Branch

Rock Weekend - Vantage (Frenchman Coulee)

Climbing Field trip: Basic Climbing Course
Rock Weekend. Students will choose either Saturday or Sunday to attend.
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
Sat, May 18, 2019
No Prerequisites
21 participants 15 instructors
Registration closes May 16
Olympia Branch

Rock Weekend - Vantage (Frenchman Coulee)

Climbing Field trip: Basic Climbing Course
Rock Weekend- Vantage. Students will select either Saturday or Sunday to attend.
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
Sun, May 19, 2019
No Prerequisites
20 participants 13 instructors
Registration closes May 17
Olympia Branch
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Titles

This is a list of titles that represent the variations of trips you can take at this route/place. This includes side trips, extensions and peak combinations. Not seeing a title that fits your trip? Log in and send us updates, images, or resources.

  • The Sunshine Wall
  • The Feathers
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