Acropolis Rock Climbing
Routes in Acropolis
|Babblin' Barnacles TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b|
|Easy Peasy S,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Euthyphro S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b|
|Ginger T,TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|Half Century S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b|
|Little Goat S,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|Northern Platitudes S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a|
|Plus Tard S,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Schooled S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b|
|Sting in the Tail S,TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b|
|Swamptart S,TR 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a|
|Taiya (AKA Kia) S,TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a|
|Untitled Mini Offwidth T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|Untitled Offwidth TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|GPS:||60.688, -135.116 Google Map · Climbing Map|
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|Shared By:||Alex Weber on Sep 24, 2014|
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DescriptionThe Acropolis / Vinyl Village is, like Grey Mountain, the Rock Gardens, or McIntyre, a good local climbing area located close to downtown Whitehorse. It is located in a valley floor, and is thus relatively shaded. Like most places in the Yukon it doesn't see much traffic. The rock is granite.
Getting ThereI've been parking at the small blue building on Winze Pl (google maps says it's 33 Winze Pl). To get there, you take Robert Service from downtown, which becomes South Access. After the Alaska Highway, turn right onto Hamilton Blvd. Then turn left onto Falcon Dr, left onto North Star Dr, right onto Drift Dr, and right onto Winze Pl. From here, pick a mountain bike trail that's in the forest (you'll see wooden ramps and stuff), which will lead to a tree fort area. Keep heading in that direction. You'll eventually come upon the rim overlooking the valley. From here you should be able to spot the granite spire jutting out of the ground, and figure out your best way down. Not the best directions, I know, but they're what I've been doing.
Classic Climbing Routes at Acropolis
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