Elevation: 10,488 ft
GPS: 51.735, -117.916 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: David Trippett on Nov 22, 2007 · Updates
Admins: Robert Hall, Mark Roberts, Mauricio Herrera Cuadra, Kate Lynn, Braden Batsford

Description

The Adamant massif is in the Northern Selkirk mountains, north of Revelstoke B.C. The sheer granite faces of the Adamant peaks are among the most impressive in British Columbia. The rock is comparable to that in the Bugaboo and Vowell groups of the Purcells. The Adamants combine remote access, superb rock climbing and big-walling, challenging glaciers, and excellent snow and ice routes. The west side of the Adamants is particularly of interest to the alpinist for the substantial walls of the Austerity Glacier and Horn/Unicorn Basin.

Note- Many of the photos have been moved to their appropriate sub-area: Adamants North Faces, Gothics neve or Adamants South and West Faces.

Getting There

By foot from the east (Fairy Meadows) or by helicopter.

(More detailed info in the individual sub-AREAs )

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Adamants

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5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c R
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West Buttress of the Horn
Trad, Alpine 20 pitches
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West Buttress of the Horn 3. S & W Faces (from…
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5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c R Trad, Alpine 20 pitches
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