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Amphitheater Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 5,000'
Location: 51.4064, -116.2409 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Aug 1, 2011
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Description 

The Amphitheater has a good selection of moderate routes. The majority tend to be trad, including several 2 pitch climbs, however there are a few sport lines too.

Unlike the majority of the other routes here this area has a selection of routes that are not on steep and overhanging rock.

Getting There 

Walk passed the end of the lake until you see a large setback in the cliff band with a scree slope at its base.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.3 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Amphitheater

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Amphitheater:
Imaginary Grace   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch   
Imaginary Face   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 80'   
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Featured Route For Amphitheater
Rock Climbing Photo: Sadie in the small opening near the start

Corner Journey 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  North America : Canada : ... : Amphitheater
Work your way up the corner crack with great protection on purple rock. There is a rap station at the top of the route which requires two rope rappel (40m). There is a secondary rap station directly below in an alcove or use the two pitons halfway though the route below roof on the route. It is much easier to have a follower clean then try to basically downclimb to reach the slanted corner from anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By Lzpup Brewster
From: santee, ca
Sep 22, 2013
Great area for Sport. tons of sport climbs , best view ever. Easy to get to

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