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.
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.
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Seretonin Re-uptake Inhibitor (SRI) 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Trad, 6 pitches Eldred Valley : Psyche Slab
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Rack'nphobia 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b International : Canada : ... : Psyche Slab
Bring some good rubber for this one. Climbs the wrinkle dikes formation on the frontal lobe. The first pitch is excellent and can be top-roped with a single 60meter cord. Joins Skits after three pitches and can be linked to the top of psyche slab with a very light rack. Shortens the rap from skits by two pitches. ...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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