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Rock Climbing in The Flagpole: Becky-Schoening Route, Wenatchee, Washington USA

Top elevation:
7900ft/2407m
Skill level required:
grade III, class 5,7
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.

Flagpole climb is located in Stewart Range, in the area of the famous Enchantment Lakes. It is a remote rock, with top elevation at 7900 ft/2407 m, suitable for rock climbing from May to October. The skill level required for this climb is grade III, class 5,7. It is an unusual climb on a sharp section and finishes with a bolt ladder.

Once you reach the top, the summit is spectacular, offering amazing views of the Enchantment Lakes and the surrounding summits. Becky-Schoening Route is not a very popular destination for rock climbers but it is definitely a very rewarding one. Take a map and a compass, ice axe and crampons, a small rack, aiders and loops with you.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Seattle
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
32.3mi/52km, 59mins
From N Wenatchee Ave continue towards US-2 W/US-97 S and stay on US-2 W. Turn left on E Leavenworth Rd, left on Icicle Rd, right again to remain on Icicle Rd, left on NF-7600 and make an open right turn on NF-7601 until you reach a large parking lot and the trailhead.
BY AIR
Sea-Tac International Airport,
146mi/234km from Wenatchee Town
BY TRAIN

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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