Leavenworth - More Than Just a Bavarian Village
This tiny town of Leavenworth offers more than quaint Bavarian charm. In the Summer it becomes a mecca for adventurists and outdoor sports enthusiasts. As the weather gets warmer, people from all over come here looking to rock climb, boulder and hike. They come to explore the granite boulders that the beautiful Northwest has to offer.
Leavenworth Rock Climbing Schools
Leavenworth’s rock climbing is divided into 3 main areas: Icicle Creek Canyon, Tumwater Canyon, and Alpine Lakes Wilderness. Icicle Creek is a great place to start with a mix of difficulties and lengths that are great for both beginners and advanced pros. If you’re a beginner to Leavenworth rock climbing, it might be a good idea to take a lesson, the Northwest Mountain School offers daily rock climbing lessons and guided rock climbs close to Leavenworth ranging from half day climbs to treks that last several days. Get an introduction to outdoor rock climbing in Leavenworth or take a more advanced sport climbing technique course. Or if you feel confident venturing out on your own try these 5 great rock climbing routes in the Cascades.
Bouldering and Climbing in Leavenworth
Bouldering and climbing in Leavenworth is a unique way to explore the beautiful Cascade Mountains. Amidst rushing rivers, below towering pine trees, over amazing peaks of the great Northwest Mountain range, the experience of bouldering or rock climbing in Leavenworth is overwhelming and awe inspiring. Don’t believe us? Take a look at some of the things that make rock climbing in Leavenworth so thrilling and great.
Hiking In Leavenworth
If you’re not one for extreme sports but still want to explore the area, hiking is another great way to do so. Hike the many, many national forest service trailheads around Leavenworth. And nearby in Mt. Baker check out the great hiking and gorgeous scenery, from easy stretches to "experienced only" trekking. The famous Pacific Crest Trail goes right through the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. One of the most rewarding hikes in the area is the Chain Lakes Loop Trail where you get views of Table Mountain and stunning sites of lakes along the way.
After a long day of climbing in the sun you’re sure to be exhausted, relax at one of these high end vacation rentals in Leavenworth and Maple Falls, Washington.
Arrowhead Lodge in Leavenworth