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Highlander Rock Climbing 


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Location: 49.75047, -123.10892 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Nate Ball, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Mark van Eijk on Jul 11, 2017
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Description 

A unique, standalone crag in the Garibaldi Highlands which features a handful of burly splitter cracks of very high quality on vertical to overhanging rock. Despite the short approach, the crag has an isolated atmosphere and is rarely crowded. It is shady and pleasant during the hot summer days. The rock at Highlander is more coarse-grained than in much of Squamish and there are still many loose crystals. A lot of work has gone into cleaning and equipping this crag, props to the developers. Expect solid grades and good gear.

Topo and additional info can be found here: quickdrawpublications.com/wp/w...

Getting There 

Park at the cul-de-sac at the end of Perth drive, but respect the residents of the neighbourhood and avoid the west side of the street. Take a faint trail from the north-east end of the parking area which quickly heads down-hill and across a stream. Up the other side and you're there, 2-minute approach.

Climbing Season

For the Squamish area.

Weather station 2.5 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',3],['5.12',1],['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 Highlander

Crossroads 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  North America : Canada : ... : Highlander
Appealing left facing corner crack to hard crack moves on the face above. Traverse right onto the face when the corner peters out. A committing move off slabby feet near the end will feel harder for shorter climbers. Although this is the easiest route at the crag, it's a bit of a rude warm-up....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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