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Planters Valley Rock Climbing 

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Planters Valley is divided into East Planters Wall and West Planters wall. Both contain a number of established climbs with some well protected moderates. The climbs vary from old school bold climbs that still need pins to protect to modern mixed (trad with bolts) climbs with good anchors.

The rock is very high quality grey rock. While the quality is generally good, loose rocks still abound on some ledges due to low traffic. Climbs are generally around 4 pitches. The approach isn't to bad (much better than the Yam approach) and there are several rap-off descent routes with bolts and rings.

Getting There 

See the Devil's Gap approach beta for getting to the parking area.

Climbing Season

For the Alberta area.

Weather station 9.4 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Planters Valley

Macadamia 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13  North America : Canada : ... : East Planters Wall
Length: 130m, 4 pitchesSun Exposure: receives minimal sun since it looks westTime: 2 - 3 hours to climb the routecar-to-car: 4 - 6 hoursDifficulty: 5.9 PG13Rack: Cams: doubles of small to 3" (#3 camalot), single #4, optional #5 camalot (or old size camalot #4.5) normal selection of nuts.An excellent moderate route with fun climbing up steep rock with good pro. Each pitch gets better and better with the climax coming with the final...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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