Ice Climbing in Goat Dome Falls Climb, Wenatchee, Washington USA

Six long pitches:
Non stop climbing
Skill level required:
WI2 to WI3+
Wenatchee is the largest city of Chelan County, located in North Central Washington and lies on the west side of the Columbia River. The city is also known as the Apple Capital of the world, due to the valley's many apple cultivations.

Goat Dome Falls climb is located close to the Snow Creek Wall trail, near Leavenworth Town. Once you park your car, descent towards the river and walk along the irrigation channel, until you reach the Falls. It is an easily accessible climb with six long pitches of non stop climbing.

The skill level required to climb the pitches varies from WI2 to WI3+. Some of the routes are steep with short steps and many rest points, when the most challenging ones, are more vertical with longer steep sections, some rest areas and good protection. Once you reach the top, you can descent by either rappelling from the right of a large ledge or down climb the gulley.

Goat Dome Falls is an exciting climb adventure, for both beginners and advanced ice climbing enthusiasts. Climbers should take 60m rope, eight to ten screws, long slings and ice tools with them. Always check the weather conditions before you choose this climb

How to Get to Destination

145mi/233km, 2hours and 23min
Head East on I-90 E and take exit 85 to WA-970 N towards Wenatchee. Turn left on WA-10/WA-970 and enter US-2 E/US-97 N and continue towards N Wenatchee Ave.
BY CAR FROM Wenatchee
22.4mi/36km, 27mins
From N Wenatchee Ave drive towards US-2 W/US-97 S and stay on US-2 W. Park your car at the Snow Creek parking lot.
Sea-Tac International Airport,
146mi/234km from Wenatchee Town

From downtown Seattle, not far from the airport, the King Street Train Station is a perfect way to get to Wenatchee. The station offers an enclosed waiting area, with restrooms, ATM and a ticket office. It is located at 303 South Jackson Street.


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