Yak Peak from the highway in late spring condition...
A large slabby granite dome located immediately northwest of Coquihalla Pass and easily accessed from Highway 5. Rock quality is variable but generally good. The ease of access, visibility and short approach have led to many climbs being established.
From Highway 5, park at Zopkios Rest Area and walk east along the highway about 1km. A cairned trail leads upwards to the base in about 30 minutes/300m elevation gain.
Weather station 24.5 miles from here
12 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Yak Peak
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Yak Peak:
Yak Check 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine, 12 pitches, 1500'
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Yak Check 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a North America
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This is the link-up of the lower half of Yak Crack with the upper half of Reality Check. It is consistently 5.8 to 5.9 on the cruxes for most of the pitches, and combines the good rock on the lower pitches of Yak Crack with the quality upper climbing of Reality Check while missing out the hard and runout crux of the latter route.There are various ways to start - don't try directly up the lower corner as it blanks out and is hard. One way that works is to solo up corners (5.2) to the ledge and bl...[more] Browse More Classics in International