~Climbing & Crags List

This page contains a listing of the major rocks, crags, and sport climbs in the area. The climbs are listed by difficulty. This information is copied from the table at the back of the Climber's Guide (4th ed).

As this website develops, we hope to develop this section to provide more detailed maps, topos, and route info for the various craging areas on the Peninsula. Stay tuned. 

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Rock, Crag, and Sport Climbs at a Glance


1. Alpine Rock Climbs (listed in order of difficulty)


South Corner, Mt. Cruiser (photo from summitpost.org)

RATING
NAME
PEAK/CRAG
AREA
TIME/LENGTH
I, 5.0-5.4 Mt. Cruiser Sawtooth Ridge Skokomish-Duckabush 3.5 hours
I, 5.3-5.9 The Horn Sawtooth Ridge Skokomish-Duckabush 3 hours
I, 5.4 The Fin - NE Face Sawtooth Ridge Skokomish-Duckabush 3 hours
I, 5.7 Rectagon Sawtooth Ridge Skokomish-Duckabush 4 hours
II, 4-5.3+ Minaret Ridge of Gargoyles Constance-Buckhorn 6 hours
II, 5.2-5.6 Sweat Spire The Needles Gray Wolf-Hurricane Ridge 5 hours
II, 5.3-5.6 The Arrowhead The Needles Gray Wolf-Hurricane Ridge 4 hours
II, 5.4-5.8 The Incisor The Needles Gray Wolf-Hurricane Ridge 2 hours
III, 5.4 West Arete Mt. Constance Constance-Buckhorn 4-7 hours
III, 5.7 Southeast Ridge Mt. Washington Skokomish-Duckabush 8-10 hours
IV, 5.7 North Face Mt. Constance Constance-Buckhorn 9-10 hours


2. Crags and Sport Routes (listed in order of difficulty)


Empty Space, Elwha Canyon (photo from Climber's Guide).

RATING
NAME
PEAK/CRAG
AREA
TIME/LENGTH
2 North Side Steeple Rock Hurricane Ridge Area 1 hour
4 Over Easy Upper Open Book McCleary Cliffs
4-5.0 East Ridge Steeple Rock Hurricane Ridge Area 2 hours
4-5.0 Pooh Corner Steeple Rock Hurricane Ridge Area 2 hours
5.0 Bye Gully Steeple Rock Hurricane Ridge Area 2 hours
5.0 Voile Normale Steeple Rock Hurricane Ridge Area 2 hours
5.0 The Gully Scramble Rock McCleary Cliffs
5.2 Direct Finish Steeple Rock Hurricane Ridge Area 2 hours
5.2 Pinball Alley Steeple Rock Hurricane Ridge Area 2 hours
5.4 A Little Harder Upper Open Book McCleary Cliffs
5.4 Ant-tenna Ant Hill McCleary Cliffs
5.4 The Chimney Chimney Rock McCleary Cliffs
5.4 Easy Up Lakeside Wall McCleary Cliffs
5.4 Layback Crack Layback Rock McCleary Cliffs
5.4 Mossy Rock Scramble Rock McCleary Cliffs
5.4 Picked Clean Seminar Rock McCleary Cliffs
5.4 Red Ant Ant Hill McCleary Cliffs
5.4 School House School Rock McCleary Cliffs
5.5 Apple for Teacher School Rock McCleary Cliffs
5.5 Army Ant Ant Hill McCleary Cliffs
5.5 Everybody's Choice Scramble Rock McCleary Cliffs
5.5 Hairy Crack Red Tower Ellinor Towers
5.5 Rampa Dampa Ding Dong Black Wall Hamma Hamma River Rocks
5.5 Teacher's Pet School Rock McCleary Cliffs
5.5 Text Book Upper Open Book McCleary Cliffs
5.5 Water Ouzel Jefferson Creek Wall Jefferson Lake Area
5.6 Book End Open Book McCleary Cliffs
5.6 Diagonal Crack X Rock McCleary Cliffs
5.6-5.9 Lumpy Gravy Sore Thumb Sol Doc Area 80-90 ft, 3p
5.6 Nose Indirect X Rock McCleary Cliffs
5.6 Poison Oak Crack Upper Open Book McCleary Cliffs
5.7 Book Mark Open Book McCleary Cliffs
5.7 Hummingbird Liberation Frog Lily Wall Hamma Hamma River Rocks
5.7 Nose Direct X Rock McCleary Cliffs
5.7 Ovary the Hill Sore Thumb Sol Doc Area 70-90 ft, 3p
5.7 Scrambled Eggs Scramble Rock McCleary Cliffs
5.7 Short and Sweet Scramble Rock McCleary Cliffs
5.7 Slappin' Skeeters Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 90 ft
5.7 Too Many Cooks Lakeside Wall McCleary Cliffs
5.7+ Blood for Oil Jefferson Creek Wall Jefferson Lake Area
5.8 A Little Crack of Bubbly Bubble Wall Hamma Hamma River Rocks
5.8 Edge of Space Blac Wall Hamma Hamma River Rocks 2p
5.8 Prememorial Mikey Cooter Headbanger Route Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 85ft
5.8 Out on a Limb Roadside Rock McCleary Cliffs
5.8 Semper Fi Lakeside Wall McCleary Cliffs
5.8 Wings Steeple Rock Hurricane Ridge Area 2 hours
5.9 Flakes Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 95 ft
5.9 Get a Handle on It Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 85 ft
5.9 Gomer's Epic Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 75 ft
5.9, A1 Grim Reaper Steeple Rock Hurricane Ridge Area 2 hours
5.9 G-spot Tornado Sore Thumb Sol Doc Area 95 ft
5.9 Hard Cover Open Book McCleary Cliffs
5.9? Knobs End Black Wall Hamma Hamma River Rocks
5.9 Loose Leaf Open Book McCleary Cliffs
5.9 Sweet Jam Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 95 ft
5.10 A Little Help from My Friends Big Wall McCleary Cliffs
5.10 Big Leg Emma Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 25 ft
5.10 The Breeze Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 90 ft
5.10 Buzz Away Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 95 ft
5.10 Dancing Fool Sore Thumb Sol Doc Area 90 ft
5.10 Dead Possum in the Attic Roadside Rock McCleary Cliffs
5.10 Lonesome Cowboy Bert Sore Thumb Sol Doc Area 100 ft
5.10 Skeeters' Other Start Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 90 ft
5.10 Slap Shot X Rock McCleary Cliffs
5.10 The Trench Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 110 ft
5.10a Flett's Voilet Red Tower Ellinor Towers
5.10b? Empty Space Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 50 ft
5.10b One Shot Deal Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 45 ft
5.10c-d The "V" Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 80 ft
5.10d Earth and Sky Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 45 ft
5.11? Broken Hearts Are for Assholes Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 85 ft
5.11 Dangerous Kitchen Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 90 ft
5.11 It Goes Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 90 ft
5.11 Panasonic Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 45 ft
5.11 Penguins in Bondage Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 80 ft
5.12 Jason Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 40 ft
5.12 San Bernardino Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 35 ft
5.12c Leave it to Cleaver Elwha Wall Lower Elwha Canyon 75 ft

*Table compiled by Steph Abegg. Email her at sabegg@gmail.com with any comments or corrections.
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