Smash and Grabs Are Back!

Good climbing weather is back, and so are everyone’s favorite a-holes. This photo is from last week at Royal Columns highway pullout. REMINDER: When climbing at Royal Columns park in the lot NOT on the highway. And do not leave any valuables in your car.

YCS Ground School

The Problem of Aging Hardware It is usually a relief to clip the anchors… but not always. Many bolts and anchors in the Tieton are old, substandard, or just not there. Part of our mission at the Yakima Climbing Scene is to care for our local climbing resources. So replacing …

Car prowls on Highway 12

There have been a number of mass car prowls in the parking areas for the lower canyon this spring and summer. Protect yourself by not leaving valuables in your cars.  Consider leaving your glovebox open and windows down. Or just go climbing at higher elevation crags.