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Description

Cranbrook, British Columbia is a city in southeast British Columbia, located on the west side of the Kootenay River at its confluence with the St. Mary's River. It is the largest urban centre in the region known as the East Kootenay. As of 2011, Cranbrook's population is 19,364, with a census agglomeration population of 25,037. It is the location of the headquarters of the Regional District of East Kootenay and also the location of regional headquarters of various provincial ministries and agencies, notably the Rocky Mountain Forest District. As well as providing these services, Cranbrook is the departure point for a wide array of climbing, from long, high commitment alpine routes to single pitch sport crags of multiple rock types.

Getting There

From Calgary to the east, drive south on Hwy 22 towards Fernie and continue west until hitting the town of Cranbrook. Cranbrook is the largest town in the East Kootenays, so it can easily be accessed from the south (Montana), east (Calgary), west (Revelstoke) or north (Golden).

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Classic Climbing Routes at Kootenays East (Kimberly/Cranbrook)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
 6
Boot Camp
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 8
Bro-Mance
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 13
G.I. Joe
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 17
Kamikaze
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 9
Trench Warfare
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 11
Stick It In the Slot
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 8
PrePaid Postage
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 13
Illicit Engagement
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 14
Bubble Wrap
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 8
The Righteous Redneck
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
Suicide Bomber
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 6
Air Mail
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 5
Imminent Mutiny
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 5
Code Red
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 4
Mayday
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Boot Camp Lakit Lake
 6
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 Sport
Bro-Mance Lakit Lake
 8
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
G.I. Joe Lakit Lake
 13
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Kamikaze Lakit Lake
 17
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Trench Warfare Lakit Lake
 9
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Stick It In the Slot Lakit Lake
 11
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
PrePaid Postage Lakit Lake
 8
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Illicit Engagement Lakit Lake
 13
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Bubble Wrap Lakit Lake
 14
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
The Righteous Redneck Lakit Lake
 8
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Suicide Bomber Lakit Lake
 4
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Air Mail Lakit Lake
 6
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Imminent Mutiny Lakit Lake
 5
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Code Red Lakit Lake
 5
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Mayday Lakit Lake
 4
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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