Southwest Face (The Beckey Route) Climber's Log

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Harvest - Sep 18, 2017 11:09 pm Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2017

A fun route.  Sucess!

A fun route. The gully has lots of loose rock.


Vinny - Jul 30, 2017 4:16 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2017

fun route  Sucess!

good times with wife while kids in camp. 12 start from parking lot just to celebrate that we don't have to worry about lightning storms in WA. run to blue lake for a swim after getting down.

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Apr 25, 2017 9:28 pm Date Climbed: May 10, 2013

Excellent Moderate  Sucess!

Nice dry and sunny day in mid-may. Approach gully was snow covered and the route itself was dry. Perfect mix of alpine snow and rock. Climbed with Josh Lewis


millertime300 - Oct 3, 2014 7:42 pm Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2014

The chimney is where it's at  Sucess!

Second route of the day! Finished the last rappel in the dark. Second pitch was a good one


jonesa37 - Sep 30, 2014 3:47 pm Date Climbed: Sep 28, 2014

long day  Sucess!

climbed with a party of 4 and got lost in the dark on the way down the climbers trail. Lack of carins made the descent very hard in the dark.


aedwards - Jul 30, 2014 10:20 pm Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2010

Good moderate  Sucess!

Great route. Followed this as part of an AAI course. Want to come back and spend some time climbing here.


MattK - Jul 11, 2014 12:22 pm Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2014

Fun climbing  Sucess!

Title says it all.


bcory2003 - Aug 23, 2013 3:06 pm Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2013

Great Climb  Sucess!

Awesome day in the mountains!


jacobsmith - Jun 16, 2013 11:40 pm Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2013

Good Moderate  Sucess!

Climbed w/ Ryan and Chandler, they let me link up the first two pitches with a short 5.8ish variation between them and then Chandler led the next pitch and we soloed to the summit. Definitely the best easy alpine climb i've done.


Buckaroo - Nov 3, 2012 1:45 am Date Climbed: Aug 15, 1993

First Time  Sucess!

Climbed this several times. Good place to introduce someone to alpine rock.


telemarkdude - Oct 8, 2012 9:01 pm Date Climbed: Aug 12, 1986

LIberty Bell - Becky Route  Sucess!

Did this route over 25 years ago - no crowds back then :-) Only one rap station back then and it took two 50m ropes. Great climb and I do remember all the goats!


pilot4life - Aug 9, 2011 3:21 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2011

Fabulous!  Sucess!

There are some errors in the description. The lengths are all too short by ~40 feet. Also I found the hole near the boulder move on pitch four is a brownie sized 1.5 tri-cam. We free soloed that pitch on the way down to the rap chains, that slab feels like 5.3 going up if you are tall enough and 5.8 going down. Also be warned that wearing a pack on pitch two stinks.

alpine climber

alpine climber - Aug 7, 2011 10:39 am

cruiser  Sucess!

Pretty cruiser route. Hit in on a weekday to hopefully avoid the crowds.


GrumpyJohn - Jul 21, 2011 9:42 pm Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2011

Sweet  Sucess!

There were as many goats on the route as there were climbers!


breadbox - Aug 3, 2009 4:02 pm Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2009

link  Sucess!

Hoping to link all five in the group but got rained out :-(


bacrossman - Jul 29, 2009 1:53 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2009

Everything I thought it would be  Sucess!

I wish the route was longer...


kpthomson - Oct 10, 2008 3:58 pm

Loved the 200 foot rap

Climbed the Becky Route after the SW Spire. A majestic place, cant imagine Becky hiking in way back when. Now we have to "highway".


MichaelJ - Aug 19, 2008 2:29 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2008

Two peaks in two hours  Sucess!

Wandered up the wrong gully and soloed up Lexington to figure out where I was. Saw a party climbing something on the next peak that turned out to be the Beckey Route. Slogged down one gully and up another just as the other party was coming down. Took about 20 minutes to climb the route. First half was pretty good; second so-so but the views were great and it was nice to have the peak to myself.


MountaingirlBC - Mar 19, 2008 9:34 am

nice short approach  Sucess!

Great day out. Had the route to ourselves until later in the day. Very friendly goats. Wish it had been longer. Easy for its grade. Getting back down the gully on the way out was harder! Nice destination when its wet on the coast.


AJones - Nov 11, 2007 7:04 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 1996

Fun little route  Sucess!

Fun route - great to do first, if you're planning to climb Liberty Crack, as then you'll know the descent route.

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