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Newfoundland Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The island of Newfoundland is the most populous part of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Discovered by John Cabot in 1497, the island has been populated almost continuously since then by Europeans who used it as a fishing outpost.

Up until the 1960s the island's coast was clustered with numerous fishing villages, called "outports". Then the provincial government forcibly re-settled most of the population into larger townships, causing the old ways of life and the old towns of the outports today to die, few remain.

Known as "The Rock" The island is just that, a huge rock jutting from the sea, with many sea cliffs and prominent features especially along it's southern and eastern shores.

Little explored due to it's remoteness, it contains a treasure of virgin climbing still waiting to be explored.

Getting There 

Plane / Car / Ferry

Climbing Season



Weather station 116.7 miles from here

334 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',20],['3 Stars',98],['2 Stars',124],['1 Star',59],['Bomb',8]
['<=5.6',10],['5.7',19],['5.8',16],['5.9',35],['5.10',47],['5.11',23],['5.12',8],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',48],['V2-3',76],['V4-5',20],['V6-7',21],['V8-9',5],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',3],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Newfoundland

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Newfoundland:
Auto Pilot   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, TR, 55'   Logy Bay, Cadigans Side
Slab Crackin'   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Holyrood
It'll Be Fine   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Flatrock : Main Face
Last Chance   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   Flatrock : Main Face
Hakuna Matata   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Flatrock : Main Face
Yellow Fever   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 90'   Flatrock : Main Face
Gee, I'm a Tree   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Swift Current : Geometry Wall
Speaking of Curvature   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Swift Current : Tiger Slabs
Served By Destiny   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Swift Current : Tiger Slabs
Easy Company   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Flatrock : Main Face
Maggie   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Flatrock : Main Face
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Featured Route For Newfoundland
Rock Climbing Photo: Dory wall.

Big Dory V0+ 4+  North America : Canada : ... : The Dories
Sit start on left on the beginning of an incut rail. Head right up the rail. Top out above the rail on good holds. (Might take some playing around to find them)Big Dory and Little are some of the best problems on Fair Island. Really just an aesthetic line. Make sure you got it. Don't want to fall from the top of this one!...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: Typical Newfoundland fishing village
Typical Newfoundland fishing village

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