Guide to Leavenworth rock-climbing areas
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Guide to Leavenworth rock-climbing areas by Fred W. Beckey

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Published by The Mountaineers in Seattle .
Written in English



  • Leavenworth (Wash.),
  • Washington (State),
  • Leavenworth


  • Rock climbing -- Washington (State) -- Leavenworth -- Guidebooks.,
  • Leavenworth (Wash.) -- Guidebooks.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementFred Beckey and Eric Bjornstad.
ContributionsBjørnstad, Eric, joint author.
LC ClassificationsGV199.42.W22 L433 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination86 p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4440184M
ISBN 100916890058
LC Control Number79101483

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The first edition of this book contained good pencil drawings of the routes. This is excellent beta for doing all of the classic routes at Leavenworth. There is a second edition of this book, which has the photographs and many new routes. Unfortunately, the photographs, at least Author: Viktor Kramar.   Viktor Kramar’s new Leavenworth rock climbing guidebook, Leavenworth Rock (), is a worthwhile investment (even at $36) for all climbers, regardless of how familiar you are with the area or which other guides you imately 25% of the information is new—new areas and new routes that you will not find in any other guide, plus a new “random sampling” of local alpine climbs at. Leavenworth is a popular destination for both novices and experts alike, with cracks from to D. Many climbing clubs and schools give their students their first taste of the sharp end of the rope at beginner friendly areas like Mountaineers Dome. Getting There. You get to Leavenworth via highway %(27). Leavenworth's rock climbing neatly divides into 3 main areas: Icicle Creek Canyon, Tumwater Canyon, and the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. In addition to these three cragging areas, Leavenworth has developed into one of the best bouldering areas on the West Coast.

This book is a must-have for anyone who boulders in the Western United States. Some of the areas included are Bellingham, Mt Erie, Leavenworth, Gold Bar, Index, Lake Wenatchee, Entiat, North Bend/Middle Fork Bouldering, The Bettermilks, Larch Mountain, Lost Lake, Lost City, and many more. Over 55 areas are included. Within 10 miles of town, you’ll find 50 crags featuring climbs of varied difficulty on clean, solid granite. Outer Space (), Orbit (), and Iconoclast (c) on Snow Creek Wall are multi-pitch routes that climbers from around the country come to tick off. When it comes to rock climbing in Washington, no place can compare to the Bavarian village of Leavenworth!Nestled in the Cascade Mountains, this alpine city was recognized by Rock and Ice Magazine as one of the “Top 10 Climbing Cities in the U.S.” Exciting routes and scenic views are just the beginning of what you’ll discover here. Whether you’re a beginner looking to hone your skills. A great area just outside Leavenworth littered with granite crags, boulders and some ice climbs. The crags tend to be scattered. Some are roadside, while others have hour uphill approaches. All aspects, and climbable in all seasons (though winter gets pretty chilly for rock). There are both crowded and secluded areas, and routes of all grades.

Leavenworth offers other tertiary locations, which one might call “alpine bouldering” spots. But these require a lot of stoke and planning to locate and approach. The three main areas listed above have mild to moderate approaches. The best being practically car-side and the worst requiring approximately a . Find rock climbing routes, photos, and guides for every state, along with real-life experiences and advice from fellow climbers. Central-East Cascades, Wenatchee, & Leavenworth Climbing. Climbing Area Map. Areas in Central-East Cascades, Wenatchee, & Leavenworth. Highlight. Leavenworth bouldering by an ed Sharp End Publishing • Some pictures about the covered rock climbing areas: Leavenworth. Leavenworth. Leavenworth • 1 rock climbing area(s) listed in this guide book: Leavenworth • Localisation of the rock climbing areas listed in this guide book. Shop for Climbing Guidebooks at REI - Free U.S. standard shipping on orders of $50 or more. Top quality, great selection and expert advice you can trust. % Satisfaction Guarantee.