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Powell River Rock Climbing 


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Description 

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

Rockclimbing.com

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.9 miles from here

50 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',19],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',5],['5.8',6],['5.9',7],['5.10',16],['5.11',4],['5.12',3],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',9],['V2-3',4],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Powell River

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing 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
Rock Climbing Photo: Original topo.

On the Virg 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  North America : Canada : ... : Amon Rûdh
Amazing crack climbing in a very secluded spot. Leads to some slab climbing with sparse bolts (5.10-). Route finding and easier sections near the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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