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(d) The Grooves

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Besieged S 
Besieged Briefly S 
Captain Winkler T 
Eat Cake S 
Et Tu Brutus T 
Exercise in Absurdity S 
For Foot Soldiers T 
Minor Skirmish S 
Real Special Forces, The S 
Timorous S 

(d) The Grooves Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Part of the Fortress area. Gets sun first thing in the morning but shade in the early afternoon. Some of the routes listed in the older version of the guidebook as Sport+ have been retro bolted recently, and are described as such in the new guidebook.

Getting There 

Just past The Ramparts on the main trail from the lower parking lot.

Missing Routes 

The following routes in this area are missing from Mountain Project. Please take the time to add these if you've climbed them!

Woman Warrior, trad, 8
Rained Out of Action, mixed, 10b

Climbing Season

For the Okanagan area.

Weather station 2.7 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in (d) The Grooves

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for (d) The Grooves:
The Real Special Forces   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   
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Featured Route For (d) The Grooves
Rock Climbing Photo: Johnston working through the overhanging slopey ju...

Timorous 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  North America : Canada : ... : (d) The Grooves
Slopey jugs going up an overhang about 2/3 the way up is probably the crux. The rock is unusually different from other climbs in the area and is a pleasant change. Super fun bouldery sort of moves....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
May 28, 2013
This area is noted as The Grooves in the new Richardson Guide.

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