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Washington Pass Climbing
Authors: Ian Nicholson
Routes:  59 (click to see the complete route list)
Difficulty: 4th/5.2-5.13a, C1-C3
Pages: 248 pages
Edition: 1st Edition, August 2012

 


Washington Pass Climbing is the most detailed climber’s guide to what is arguably the best alpine rock climbing area in the Northwest. Author Ian Nicholson included 59 of the best routes and climbed every single one to ensure accuracy of the information. Nearly 20 of the routes have never before been covered with a published topo. 

This book includes formerly obscure climbs and variations of all grades to provide more options for avoiding crowds. Included routes feature everything from short 4th class scrambles to 5.13 big walls. While the book features many hard test pieces in the region, there is a generous selection of moderate multi-pitch climbs in the 5.6-5.10 range. 

Features available in both Print Books and eBooks:  
59 of the most classic climbs from the Beckey Route to Spontaneity Arête
20 never-before published topos
the best free and clean big walls, including Liberty Crack and Thin Red Line

Most accurate and complete beta ever for Washington Pass
First ascent history
Loaded with full-page photos of color climbing action and rock formations


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Review
d"Getting lost on the way to the base of any of the climbs listed in this guide would be not only embarrassing, but perhaps a sign that your routefinding might not meet the challenge of any route that notes that it will be necessary." - SummitPost Read Review

 

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Cutthroat Peak - Cauthorn-Wilson III WI4 - Washington Pass, Washington, USA. Click for details.
Cauthorn-Wilson
III WI4, Cutthroat Peak

The East face of Cutthroat peak with the obvious Cauthorn-Wilson in the center of the face.
Photo:Ian Nicholson
Cutthroat Peak
7
III WI4
5 Star Rating
South Early Winters Spire - The Passenger IV 5.12a - Washington Pass, Washington, USA. Click for details.
The Passenger
IV 5.12a, South Early Winters Spire

South Early Winter Spire
Photo:Ian Nicholson
South Early Winters Spire
9
IV 5.12a
5 Star Rating
Liberty Bell - Freedom or Death III or V 5.12a - Washington Pass, Washington, USA. Click for details.
Freedom or Death
III or V 5.12a, Liberty Bell

Liberty Bell Freedom or Death
Photo:Mark Allen
Liberty Bell
14
III or V 5.12a
5 Star Rating
Lexington Tower - Tooth and Claw IV 5.12a - Washington Pass, Washington, USA. Click for details.
Tooth and Claw
IV 5.12a, Lexington Tower

Lexington Tower when viewed from the East
Photo:Ian Nicholson
Lexington Tower
8
IV 5.12a
4 Star Rating
South Early Winters Spire - Northwest Face III 5.11a - Washington Pass, Washington, USA. Click for details.
Northwest Face
III 5.11a, South Early Winters Spire

The Northwest Face of South Early Winters Spire
Photo:Ian Nicholson
South Early Winters Spire
10
III 5.11a
5 Star Rating
Le Petit Cheval - The First Amendement IV 5.11a - Washington Pass, Washington, USA. Click for details.
The First Amendement
IV 5.11a, Le Petit Cheval

The North face of Le Petit Cheval as seen from the road.
Photo:Ian Nicholson
Le Petit Cheval
10
IV 5.11a
3 Star Rating
Serpentine Crack
III 5.11b/c, Liberty Bell


Photo:
Liberty Bell
8
III 5.11b/c
4 Star Rating
Burgundy Spire - Ultra Mega OK III+ 5.11a - Washington Pass, Washington, USA. Click for details.
Ultra Mega OK
III+ 5.11a, Burgundy Spire

Burgundy Spire Ultra Mega OK
Photo:Ian Nicholson
Burgundy Spire
9
III+ 5.11a
2 Star Rating
North Early Winters Spire - Labor Pains III 5.11a - Washington Pass, Washington, USA. Click for details.
Labor Pains
III 5.11a, North Early Winters Spire

North Early Winter Spire
Photo:Ian Nicholson
North Early Winters Spire
6
III 5.11a
3 Star Rating
South Early Winters Spire - Mojo Rising III 5.11b C1+ - Washington Pass, Washington, USA. Click for details.
Mojo Rising
III 5.11b C1+, South Early Winters Spire

The Northwest Face of South Early Winters Spire
Photo:Ian Nicholson
South Early Winters Spire
5
III 5.11b C1+
4 Star Rating
Liberty Bell - Thin Red Line V 5.10a C2+ - North Cascades, Washington, USA. Click for details.
Thin Red Line
V 5.10a C2+, Liberty Bell

Liberty Bell Thin Red Line
Photo:Mark Allen
Liberty Bell
12
V 5.10a C2+
5 Star Rating
Juno Tower - Clean Break IV 5.10b/c - Washington Pass, Washington, USA. Click for details.
Clean Break
IV 5.10b/c, Juno Tower

Tino Villanueva leads up the amazing Pitch 1 of Clean Break
Photo:Ian Nicholson
Juno Tower
15
IV 5.10b/c
5 Star Rating
South Early Winters Spire - Direct East Buttress IV 5.11a or 5.10a C0 - Washington Pass, Washington, USA. Click for details.
Direct East Buttress
IV 5.11a or 5.10a C0, South Early Winters Spire

The soaring East Butress of South Early Winters Spire
Photo:Andrew Burr
South Early Winters Spire
10
IV 5.11a or 5.10a C0
5 Star Rating
North Early Winters Spire - West Face III 5.11a or 5.10a C1 - Washington Pass, Washington, USA. Click for details.
West Face
III 5.11a or 5.10a C1, North Early Winters Spire

North Early Winter Spire
Photo:Ian Nicholson
North Early Winters Spire
6
III 5.11a or 5.10a C1
5 Star Rating
Concord Tower - North Face II 5.7 - Washington Pass, Washington, USA. Click for details.
North Face
II 5.7, Concord Tower

Concord Tower North Face
Photo:Ian Nicholson
Concord Tower
3
II 5.7
5 Star Rating
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