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Curry the Dog T 
Gobbledegook T 
Jabberwocky T 
Laughing Crack T 
Mosquito T 
No-see-um T 
Old Age T 
Phlegmish Dance T 
Rock and Roll T 
Seam of Destinty T 
Sex T 
SM's Delight T 
Smoke Bluff Connection T 
Sphinx'ter Quits T,S 
Wonderland T 
Zombie Roof T 
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Location: 49.7081, -123.141 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This cliff provides some of the longest and best routes, which makes this one of the most popular areas to climb. It also has a variety of links ups which provide fun multi pitch climbing.

New routes have been cleaned and added to the right of Mosquito. Check of this site (2010) for a topo:

jeremyfrimer.com/Climbing_Routes.html


Getting There 

From the main intersection at the entrance of the town center on highway 99 turn right (North) onto Loggers Lane. Park in the designated parking area on the right-hand side of the road at the north end of the Smoke Bluffs.


16 Total Routes


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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Wall Area:
Laughing Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
Phlegmish Dance   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Sphinx'ter Quits   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Mosquito   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Wonderland   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 125'   
Smoke Bluff Connection   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches   
Seam of Destinty   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Sex   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Jabberwocky   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
SM's Delight   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Zombie Roof   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Trad   
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Featured Route For Wall Area
Looking around the corner from the bolted belay at the start of Wonderland.  You can see the white-ish flake towards the center of the picture.

Wonderland 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  North America : Canada : ... : Wall Area
This is a wild and exposed line that traverses above the height of the wall area. Begin on a ledge left of the Jabberwocky anchor, and hand traverse a finger/hand crack up and left across the void. Pull up onto a bulge and move left through stellar moves on a series of flakes. Traverse around the corner as the crack widens, then climb a short section of fist crack to the anchor. Savor the view. A unique and highly worthwhile pitch....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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The impressive roof of Zombie Crack (5.12d).  It's horizontal for about 15 feet and the crux is, by most accounts, pulling the lip.
The impressive roof of Zombie Crack (5.12d). It's...
Zombie Roof photo
Zombie Roof photo
Mosquito Area, updated in 2010
BETA PHOTO: Mosquito Area, updated in 2010
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By Peter Spindloe
From: North Vancouver, BC
Dec 26, 2008

Video of some local hardmen on The Zombie Roof: video