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Located in the upper "Lois Valley", just past Khartoum lake. With Mt. Diadem at the head of valley.
"Khartoum" holds several(3) multipitch climbs from 7 to 10 pitches in length. As well as several shorter routes of 1 to 3 pitches.
Rock is good, and very clean, by coastal B.C. standards.
Routes are "moderate" (5.7 to 5.10), and involve extensive crack systems, interspersed with technical face climbing.
The wall faces East, and has afternoon shade in summer months.

Getting There 

South of Powell River,Goat lake main(Dixon rd.) to Stillwater main. Follow to Third Lake turn off(right).Follow this road to mile marker 22. Go 400 metres further and turn left to 4wd w/ clearance for 1.2kms. Or 20 min hike to camp. Driving time approx 50 min. from hwy 101.
From camp follow trail to base of wall (15 min.)

Climbing Season

Weather station 15.5 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Khartoum
Pitches 2 and 3.

Original Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  North America : Canada : ... : Khartoum
Follow Obvious left facing dihedral to vertical crack system seen from base of wall where tail ends.After technical cracks, follow obvious weakness (5th class) to alcove. From alcove head right, through chimney and up to obvious "finish fins"No fixed anchors on route, all gear belays.To descend(rap), see topo....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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P1/2 Star Wars
P1/2 Star Wars
J.Tinl @ Khartoum. Mt. Diadem behind.
J.Tinl @ Khartoum. Mt. Diadem behind.
Climbers camp.
Climbers camp.
Khartoum from mainline.
Khartoum from mainline.
Pitch 2 Gone Postal
Pitch 2 Gone Postal

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