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Areas in West Kootenays

Arrow Lake Bouldering 0 / 0 / 0 / 377 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 377
Bealby Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 26 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 26
Castlegar 99 / 123 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 224 / 224
Enterprise falls 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Grohman Narrows Bouldering 0 / 0 / 0 / 104 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 104
Koch creek 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Kokanee Lake Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 23 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 23 / 23
Ladybird Creek Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 98 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 98
Nelson 2 / 20 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 22
Poison River Sector/Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 15 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 15
Valhalla Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Valhalla Mountains 13 / 15 / 3 / 1 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 31 / 31
Whitewater Rocks 5 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Woden peak 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 2
Woodbury Bluffs 1 / 8 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Ymir Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Ymir Swimming Hole 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Elevation: 3,556 ft
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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.

Check out 'West Kootenay Rock Guide' for all the route/rope climbing...

And check out westkootenaybouldering.com/ or at 'Nelson Bouldering' on Facebook for all the topos for free download and everything Bouldering in the West Kootenays

Getting There

Located in a very quiet corner of Southern B.C
7 hours from Calgary - 3 hours from Spokane - 8 hours from Vancouver - 4 hours from the Okanagan.

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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
here is the link to the excellent (free) full-guide to Arrow Lake Bouldering (2018)
drive.google.com/file/d/1_4… May 17, 2018

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