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Areas in Kootenays West

Arrow Lake 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Brilliant dam 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Enterprise falls 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Grohman Narrows Bouldering 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Koch creek 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Kootenay Crag 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Kootenays, The 17 / 29 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 45 / 46
Poison River Sector 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Valhalla Mountains 10 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 11 / 11
Waterfall Walls 1 / 15 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 16
Woden peak 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 2
Woodbury Bluffs 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0

Description

Alpine, Cragging & Bouldering in the areas around Castlegar, Nelson, Kaslo & The Slocan Valley. Beautiful mountains, valleys, lakes & rivers, tons of great camping opportunities. High Quality Granite & Gneiss.

Getting There

Located in a very quiet corner of Southern B.C
7 hours from Calgary - 3 hours from Spokane - 8 hours from Vancouver

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Classic Climbing Routes at Kootenays West

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
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South Ridge
Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
South Ridge Valhalla Mtns > Mount Gimli
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
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Canmore, AB
N. Aksamit   Canmore, AB
There is a small, but incredibly helpful guidebook for the area:

vpo.ca/289109/assorted-publ…

With updates available from the publisher:

wonowmedia.com/category/roc…

David Lussier also has a Valhalla Guidebook slated for "Spring 2015"

summitmountainguides.com/im… Oct 31, 2016

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