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House Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 60.96597, -135.17394 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This is the chunk'o'rock which you saw from the highway and which got you all excited. Most people climb in this area which gets sun for a good part of the day - it is east-south-east facing! The rock is basalt, and in some places you'll want to test holds before you commit to them...

It's a great area to chill and do some short climbs on. There is a picnic table right next to a bunch of rocks arranged in a form that remotely resembles the beginnings (or end) of a house, hence the name.

There are top-rope, sport and trad routes here. Once you get to the top, it is possible to move around and rap-down on a different anchor (you should know what you are doing if you do this!)

HINT: Click on "Print a mini-guide on the right to print out a guide-book format of this area! Or you can also download the Mountain Project App for iPhone/iPad and view these pages when you are offline!"

Getting There 

This is the first area you get to when following the instructions to get to Crag Ex.

Climbing Season

For the Canada area.

Weather station 6.9 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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


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Untitled 1 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  North America : Canada : ... : House Wall
Make your merry way to the first bolt and pretend like it's nothing. You'll want to go around the bulge/column, find feet where you can, and holding onto whatever you find. Surprisingly crimpy in the middle section. Once you are past the bulgy/column, take a hard left and go clip into the bolt while standing on a small ledge. From there, go up. Be warned, there is a run-out from the last bolt to the anchor, but nothing too scary....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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