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The Pillar of Payan Rock Climbing 

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This is probably the crown jewel of The Valley of Shaddai. Pictures don't do this formation justice; it's quite spectacular when approached.

Getting There 

From the bottom of the gully (Death Gully), head south on a vague trail, crossing the creek (dry in the summer) several times. After ten or fifteen minutes this boilerplate wall should come into view on the right.

Climbing Season

For the Squamish area.

Weather station 4.5 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Pillar of Payan

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Pillar of Payan:
Just Blessed   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Just Blessed 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  North America : Canada : ... : The Pillar of Payan
If you're going to make the trek to the Valley of Shaddai then this route is a must while you're there. Climb the left facing dihedral for about 35' to a nice ledge and a brief rest before launching into the harder climbing. Follow an obvious vertical crack that ranges in size from finger to hands with nice jamming and face holds. After about 90' of climbing the crack traverses almost straight left for an exciting finish to the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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