Powell River Rock Climbing
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DescriptionPowell 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 ThereFrom 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
Classic Climbing Routes at Powell River
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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