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Riding a Bicycle on Everest (5.11+) Skaha

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Fun, short, gym-like sport climb at Diamondback crag in Skaha. Steep! Makes a good warmup for the harder stuff at Grand Canyon. Read More »

Santa Maria 5.12+

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I think this one is called Santa Maria and it is 5.12+. Fun steep jugs until a finishing crux that is crimpy but straightforward. Five stars! Read More »

One of the Best Crags in Skaha .. a well-kept secret …

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Don’t bother asking me for beta, my lips are sealed. The locals want to keep this one private, for whatever reason. Amazing rock, huge walls, fantastic setting and no crowds. What’s not to love? Read More »

Skaha Secret Crag – Sick Routes – Classic 5.11+ to 5.13+

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winter is definitely here but the climbing is still superb in the Okanagan. Today I climbed an amazing unknown route (hard 11 or easy 12) at one of the sweetest crags in Skaha, which will remain nameless to avoid access issues. The featured climb is an 11+ corner to a roof and a midway anchor. The route continues up at ... Read More »

Rustys Roost Skaha

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Beautiful 10+ arete at Rusty’s Roost, made more interesting by a smidgeon of verglass. Temps around -2. This area deserves to be far more popular with enjoyable moderate routes, great rock, a two minute approach, all day sun, perfect car or tent camping right at the crag, and an unbeatable ambience high above penticton with stellar views. Read More »

Mt Wells Rock Climbing In Victoria BC

Quick outing at mt wells in late February, good climbing on island basalt. mostly wet but we found some dry stuff to play around on… The basalt was fun and higher quality than advertised. Mt Wells is very close to Victoria (20 minute drive) and a great place to hone trad or sport skills. Unfortunately it is not a very ... Read More »

Fleming Beach – Victoria

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Fleming beach..probably the best crag in canada within a few minutes bike ride of a major city center. dozens of sick boulder problems on the ride to the crag,esquimalt road. Read More »

The Sunny Side – Nanaimo

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We played around at the Sunny Side in Nanaimo today – fun climbing on conglomerate and a couple dry routes. The Dark Side but it is completely soaked. was hoping to Tyrolean the river but the cable was cut! There is a nice new bridge though! Read More »

Mt Maxwell, Salt Spring Island

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Climbing on Mt Maxwell on Salt Spring island is really rad! The rock is fun pebbly conglomerate that everyone loves to hate. Bomber by rockies standards… We didn’t know what the routes were called or rated so we just climbed whatever, and it was all good. Oh, and don’t waste your money on the Salt Spring guidebook, it sucks! Read More »

Soul Mate (5.10b slab) at Seal Cove, Squamish

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This is why i come to squamish, the amazing granite! great time of year for slab. Soul Mate (10b) at Seal Cove is a must-do classic slab… Read More »