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Murrin Park Rock Climbing 

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Murrin Park is an excellent collection of granite crags just south of Squamish. The variety of climbing is outstanding as there are easy slabs, excellent trad routes at all grades, big overhangs, long vertical sport routes, and testpiece cracks.

Most of the cliffs are east facing making for shaded afternoon climbing on hot days. Some are secluded enough to make for peaceful days even on busy weekends. The lake a great place for a dip to cool off at the end of the day.

Getting There 

Driving north on Highway 99 towards Squamish, you pass through Brittannia Beach with its gold mine tour and tourist shops. The road then climbs a continuous hill and after a few curves you'll see Browning Lake on your left and signs for Murrin Park. Pull off into the parking lot just past the lake. Pay if the machine is working and you don't want to live on the wild side.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.4 miles from here

143 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',16],['3 Stars',58],['2 Stars',59],['1 Star',10],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Murrin Park

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Murrin Park:
The World's Toughest Milkman   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   The Milkman's Wall
The Reacharound   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Lakeside in the Woods
Wicker Cranium   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Up Among the Firs
Zoe   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   Zoe
Geneside   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Genesis
A Little Testis   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Up Among the Firs
Even Steven   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 105'   Petrifying Wall
The Burglar   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 80'   Lakeside in the Woods
Hypertension   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Nightmare Rock
Pleasant Pheasant   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Petrifying Wall
Perspective   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 130'   Nightmare Rock
No Name Road   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   Petrifying Wall
Horrors of Ivan   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   The Milkman's Wall
Burning Down the Couch   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   Petrifying Wall
Sentry Box   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   Nightmare Rock
Claim Jumper   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Nightmare Rock
Black Water   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   Petrifying Wall
The Flingus Cling   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Petrifying Wall
The Masses Are Asses   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, 65'   Lakeside in the Woods
Flight of the Challenger   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Petrifying Wall
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Featured Route For Murrin Park
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down the arete from top

Poster Boy 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  North America : Canada : ... : Up Among the Firs
I wasn't sure whether to call this trad or sport as it's entirely bolt protected except for one placement.The semi-intimidating arete left of A Little Testis.Slab past the first two bolts of Unusual panic which will seem like the crux if you're dialed in to Squamish slabs. After the 2nd bolt, veer right towards a crack where the slab meets a bolted arete at a left facing corner. Place a #2 Camalot sized piece (w/ runner) in the corner then continue up the corner until you can clip the fi...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: Browning Lake is a great place to cool off after c...
BETA PHOTO: Browning Lake is a great place to cool off after c...
Rock Climbing Photo: A map of the Murrin Park loop trail, showing the l...
BETA PHOTO: A map of the Murrin Park loop trail, showing the l...

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