Touted by many as the best climb on Mount Washington, the Southeast Spur features some of the highest quality climbing, while placing the climber in great position to soak up the alpine exposure.
This climb combines a significant approach as we hike along the Pacific Crest Trail, eventually gaining the start of the North Ridge of the mountain. We will cross over the ridge before dropping down and circling around the mountain to the East, eventually to the Southeast Spur. We’ll be climbing many short pitches on decent rock with moves never exceeding 5.5 in difficulty. Once we take in the views from the dramatic summit we will descend down the North Ridge eventually hiking out on the Pacific Crest Trail.
Climbers should be prepared for a full day in the mountains and have previous rock climbing experience.
We are able to schedule this program Monday through Thursday only, because of limitations on all commercial permits in the Deschutes-Willamette National Forest.