Outerspace, Snow Creek Wall 5.9

   
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North Cascades, Washington, USA

  • Currently 5.0/5
Avg time to climb route: 1 day
Approach time: 1-2 hours
Descent time: 2-3 hours
Number of pitches: 7
Height of route: 700'
Overview
Leavenworth is home to some of the Northwest’s finest granite cragging, boasting easy access to a wide variety of climbing types. Although Snow Creek Wall requires a bit more approach than most of the crags, it is the centerpiece of the area and holds some of the finest multi-pitch routes in the state. Outerspace is the most popular and arguably the most aesthetic climb on the wall. The technical crux comes low on the route as a steep and exposed traverse. But up higher, directly up the main shield of Snow Creek Wall, comes an out-of-this-world splitter handcrack that extends for 300 feet, with a plethora of cool chicken heads on each side that make the climbing simply outstanding.
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Source: SuperTopo Guidebook Staff Last update: July 5, 2011
Snow Creek Wall - Outerspace 5.9 - North Cascades, Washington, USA. Click to Enlarge
Photo: Joseph Puryear
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