Single Pitch Sport Climbs

Test of the Ironman 5.11b Skaha


Not quite as classic as its counterpart Wings of Desire, but nevertheless a must-do-classic sport route at the Great White Wall in Skaha … Read More »

Wings of Desire (5.11c) Skaha


Surely one of the best sport routes in Western Canada … Read More »

Bladerunner 5.12a Skaha


Classic five-star climb at the Belfry in Skaha – a must-do!  Steep climbing leads to a sick dyno followed by more steep climbing to a technical finish.  The final moves have seen a lot of airtime! Read More »

Firewire 5.12b Sport Skaha


I think this route is even better than Bladerunner, a pumpy skaha classic with extremely steep climbing on jugs to a handjam roof-pull finish. Rad! Read More »

Quarter Century Girl (5.12a) Horne Lake


warming up (literally,it was chilly!) on Quarter Century Girl, fabulous 12a at horne lake. This is a real classic with easy, juggy climbing to a thought-provoking crux. Do it! Read More »

Kashmir (5.11c) – Kashmir Wall Squamish


Found ourselves by accident on the Kashmir Wall today climbing a random bolted route. We had no idea the grade and just started up. I was psyched to get the onsight. Turns out this was Kashmir (5.11c), fully bolted and 30 meters. It was a FANTASTIC climb, highly recommended, perfect rock. Read More »

Code of Honor (5.12c) Horne Lake


My vote for best 5.12+ sport route in Horne Lake has to be Code of Honor (5.12c) .. steep, sustained climbing on good holds and big moves, super rad! More onsightable than the rest of the hard routes out there because you can actually see the holds above you .. Read More »

Feed the Monkey (5.13a) Horne Lake


Wow! Horne Lake is so ill! Best ‘hard’ sport climb I’ve been on this year is Feed The Monkey (5.13a) on the Boss Wall. AMAZING sustained and bouldery climbing in an awesome setting! Read More »

Banana Bypass (5.11c) – Skaha


Banana Bypass is one of the nicest 5.11+ routes in Skaha, another classic John Fantini route which makes a rising traverse on the Maternal Wall. According to the guidebook, it’s ‘a romp if you have the pipes.’ And if you don’t the pipes? Well, you’re in for some whippers and tears … Read More »

Apricot Jam (5.12b) – Skaha


Apricot Jam is surely the absolute best 5.12b in Skaha if you like long, enduro routes with a huge variety of climbing; start with a challenging bolted crack, then a no-hands rest, then a much more challenging crack, then another no-hands rest, then a massive roof with big moves to jugs, then an enduro burn up a more-difficult-than-it-seems headwall .. ... Read More »