LEAVENWORTH — Authorities say a rock climber has fallen to her death in the Icicle River drainage west of Leavenworth.The Chelan County sheriff’s office says the 50-year-old woman from Seatac fell about 80 feet while climbing with a group Saturday afternoon.
Date: 05/15/2016 | Northwest
Climbing community helps spruce up a coveted spot
Date: 05/01/2016 | Explore NW
Our area features some pretty amazing climbing. But don't just think big walls. Think massive boulders.
Date: 01/12/2016 | Explore NW
It will be a whole new place to tackle gravity.The owners of Vertical World Everett plan to build a new indoor rock climbing gym just south of Paine Field. The gym called Vertical World North will feature 20,000 square feet of climbing space, about three times...
Date: 11/09/2015 | Business
In the world of elite mountaineering, Mount Everest is apparently for wusses.The world-class climbers in the documentary "Meru" go to the top of Everest like we go to the gym, and with about as much enthusiasm.One guy mentions that he once hauled a...
Date: 08/30/2015 | Entertainment
Celebrate the end of the summer climbing season at the Mount Rainier Festival, Sept. 19 to 20, just outside Mount Rainier National Park at Rainier BaseCamp in Ashford.
Date: 08/28/2015 | Explore NW
On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, guides from Northwest Mountain School will offer half-day rock climbing trips near Darrington.
Date: 08/06/2015 | Explore NW
INDEX — Crews on Wednesday continued to monitor a stubborn fire on the Index Town Wall.
Date: 07/29/2015 | Sirens