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Big Rock Rock Climbing 


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Location: 50.7059, -114.0764 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Big Rock from the South

Description 

Big Rock is a Quartzite Glacial erratic which originated from a landslide in the Tonquin Valley of Jasper National Park and was transported by a glacier to its current location.

Getting There 

This area is situated between the towns of Okotoks and Black Diamond on Hwy 7. Public parking is available at the turn off.

Climbing Season

For the Alberta area.

Weather station 6.3 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',5],['V6-7',3],['V8-9',3],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',2],['>=V14',0]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Mr. T

Mr. T V5 6C  North America : Canada : ... : East Boulder
Starting on the far left on the North side of the East rock. Start low and traverse from left to right, staying low. Finish with the blocky arret. Feet are huge, hands are terrible. Much harder for shorter people, but still worth the effort....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: Big Rock from the south.
Big Rock from the south.
Rock Climbing Photo: April standing on the South West corner of the Wes...
April standing on the South West corner of the Wes...
Rock Climbing Photo: April traversing the North face of the East Boulde...
April traversing the North face of the East Boulde...
Rock Climbing Photo: April on the north face of the East Boulder
April on the north face of the East Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: April and I on top of the east boulder
April and I on top of the east boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Angela, Lucy, and April on the slabby top of the w...
Angela, Lucy, and April on the slabby top of the w...
Rock Climbing Photo: Top of the west boulder
Top of the west boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Lucy getting some shade
Lucy getting some shade
Rock Climbing Photo: April in a wide crack
April in a wide crack

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