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Elevation: 1,361 ft 415 m
GPS: 49.31564, -117.65309
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Castlegar Suggest change

Named for the castle like rocks looking over the surrounding area. Castlegar is home to an abundance of quality crags with short approaches and a variety of styles and grades.

Getting There Suggest change

The Crows Nest Highway (Hwy 3) comes in west from Vancouver and the Okanagan, while Highway 3A comes in from Nelson to the east. There is also an airport with regular service to Vancouver (unreliable in winter).

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Classic Climbing Routes at Castlegar

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 18
Megawatts
Sport 8 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 14
Sunshine Crack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 5
Frog Suicide Crack
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 11
Hail Mary
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 10
Missionaries
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 12
Maniacs
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 4
Black Magic
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 13
The Mercenaries
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 11
Lieutenant
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
The Oasis
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
Fancy Feast
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 6
TISM
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 5
Flower Power
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 4
Super Grover
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 4
Glory Hole
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Megawatts Megawatts
 18
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 8 pitches
Sunshine Crack Kinnaird Bluffs > Open Book Wall
 14
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Frog Suicide Crack Kinnaird Bluffs > Whirlwind Wall
 5
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Hail Mary Kinnaird Bluffs > Hail Mary Wall
 11
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Missionaries Arrow Lake > Zebra Wall
 10
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Maniacs Arrow Lake > Zebra Wall
 12
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Black Magic Waterline > 5. The Corners
 4
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
The Mercenaries Arrow Lake > Zebra Wall
 13
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Lieutenant Waterline > 1. Raven Wall
 11
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
The Oasis Arrow Lake > Tulip Falls
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Fancy Feast Arrow Lake > Cat Walls > Upper Cat Wall
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
TISM Arrow Lake > Zebra Wall
 6
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Flower Power Arrow Lake > Tulip Falls
 5
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Super Grover Waterline > 1. Raven Wall
 4
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Glory Hole Kinnaird Bluffs > Yellow Sling Wall
 4
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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