Rock Climbing ( LEAVENWORTH, WENATCHEE ) – It’s no wonder Rock and Ice Magazine chose Leavenworth, WA as one of the Top 10 Climbing Cities in the US. Boasting over 50 crags within 10 miles of town, Leavenworth is a climber’s paradise. Climbers from around the country flock to this area to check routes such as Outer Space (5.9) and Iconoclast (5.10c) on the Snow Creek Wall off their bucket lists. Other routes on the nearby walls of Castle Rock, Careno Crag, and Givler’s Dome offer a variety exciting climbs with amazing views of the North Central Cascade Mountains and roaring rivers that cut through the valleys below. World class bouldering populates the Icicle River Valley, attracting strong boulderers from around the state and far beyond. Just off Highway 2 near Cashmere, WA the Peshastin Pinnacles jut out from the surrounding landscape offering a 34-acre state park filled with sandstone slabs that offer amazing routes for climbers of all ability levels.
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