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First Rock Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,500'
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Description 

Sun exposure: Sunny morning till early afternoon
Crowds: can be heavy on the weekend with climbers and tourists
Rock type/quality: Excellent quality grey limestone, can be slick

First Rock is, as it's name implies, the first climbing rock as one heads up the Heart Creek Interpretive Trail. Home to ~28 climbs in the 5.5 - 5.11b range.

Getting There 

Walk up the Heart Creek Interpretive trail for 5 - 10 minutes and cross a log bridge, look right at the first rock wall, think to yourself, "self, you should climb that". Then go climb that.

Climbing Season

For the Bow Valley area.

Weather station 6.9 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['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]


Featured Route For First Rock

Cavebird 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  North America : Canada : ... : First Rock
A tough route for 5.9 due to the polished nature of some of the holds, especially the bulge 2/3rd of the way of the route. Trust your hands more than your feet on this one....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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