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(f) Raven's Castle

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(f) Raven's Castle Rock Climbing 


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Location: 49.43903, -119.56173 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: kyber on Aug 2, 2008
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Description 

This crag has a surprising number of hard climbs, many of which are rated highly. It also hosts a unique and classic moderate - The Raven and the Bear (5.10a sport). You won't find too many people in this area as its not that popular.

Getting There 

Take the trail just below the upper parking lot. After 5-10 minutes, you'll pass Daycare and Daycare Quickies with their short, easy climbs. Shortly after passing these crags, continue straight past the sign for Diamondback. After a few more minutes, you'll hit a series bunch of forks in the trail. Don't take a hard left to The Wave or up and left to Elusive Edge - instead break and follow that trail until you see a small path on your left, which drops down into a gully before coming back up to the wall with a steep yellow section above. You can also access Raven's Castle from Diamondback by following the trail along Diamondback's South Face until you hit an intersection, where you go left.

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!

Tuna & His Steel Hook, trad, 10a
Dragon's Play, mixed, 7
Robbing the Castle, sport, 13a
Arctic Raven, sport, 12a
Juno Beach, sport, 12b
Vanishing Point*, sport, 12c
Fire in the Hole*, sport, 13d
Surface of the SUn**, sport, 13c
Into the Fryingpan, sport, 13b
Rusty Trombone***, sport, 13d
Trad-jectory*, sport, 12a
Guardian of the Castle*, sport, 12d
Little Waltz*, trad, 7
Hocus-Focus, sport, 11b
Merlin's River*, sport, 10a
Well Mannered Frivolity, sport, 9
Anti-Gravity Lichen, sport, 10c

Climbing Season

For the Okanagan area.

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['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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Rock Climbing Photo: Ha climbing Raven and the Bear.

The Raven and the Bear 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  North America : Canada : ... : (f) Raven's Castle
This is a very unique route that's "hugely entertaining" as Howie Richardson's guidebook states. Slab, mini-roofs, great holds, fun movement, and super enjoyable. Shady belay spot. Some feel that this is a 5.8, some that it is a 5.10a. Classic.Note: You'll need someone to follow you to clean this route....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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