Activity Information


Rock Weekend- Olympia/McCleary Cliffs

05/17/14 (Sat) - 05/18/14 (Sun)

Field Trip
Olympia Climbing

Robert Keranen   (Qualified Youth Leader)

9:00 AM

Mcleary Cliffs

This is a roadside climbing area above Lake Cushman, just outside Staircase entrance to Olympic National Park. The area has been used for years by the Olympic Mountaineers Branch for their final Rock field trip for both Alpine Scrambling and Basic Climbing students. The area is named for "Mac" McCleary, an Olympia Mountaineer and local photographer who spent much time helping to develop the area. The "Cliffs" contain at least 14 named features, with multiple climbs-many bolted-in a wide range of difficulties. It is on Forest Service land, and permits are not needed. Local Campgrounds at Big Creek(NFS) and Staircase(NPS) offer overnight camping opportunities.

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31 participant spaces open

Leaders: 14 space(s) open

Registration closes on Tue, May 13 at 5:00 PM

If you are under 18 years old, please contact the leader prior to registering.

Trip Data
Basic Rock Climb


Olympic Mountains: A Climbing Guide, 2nd ed
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