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Powell River  

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Powell River offers excellent climbing. Everything from bouldering, sport, and trad. The Eldred Valley has enough rock to easily rival Squamish. The Climbers Guide to Powell River is available at MEC and at the following locations in Powell RIver: Breakwater Books, Powell River Outdoors, and Powell River Tourist Info Center.

Getting There 

From Vancouver, take 2 ferries, starting from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale, then drive the sunshine coast and hop on another ferry from Earls Cove to Saltery Bay. Keep in mind the second ferry is free. The total time for the trip is around 3-4 hours.

From Vancouver Island, take the ferry from Comox to Powell River. The ferry is an hour and a half.

For info on ferry schedules and fares visit bcferries.com

For additional info on the Eldred Valley area of Powell River visit:

Vancouver Island Climbing


Climbing Season

Weather station 1.9 miles from here

49 Total Routes

['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',19],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Powell River:
Schizophrenia   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, Grade III   Eldred Valley : Psyche Slab
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Featured Route For Powell River
Thin crack in center of photo.

Thinner 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a C2  North America : Canada : ... : Stillwater
Formerly known as clean corner. A thin crack in an outwardly leaning corner. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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