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Squamish

bouldering, single pitch routes and multi pitch routes rock climbing area
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Aspect(s) : All     Altitude : 650 m
Approach
Rock : granite.    Characteristic(s) : dihedral Dièdre, overhang Surplomb, steep wall Dévers, vertical Vertical, slab Dalle.    Type(s) of holds : crimps, cracks, slopers.

Informations :

Bouldering
Interesting bouldering area for problems from 6a to 6c, from 7a to 7c and starting from 8a (Fontainebleau grades).
More than 400 problems, from V1 to V16 and some projects, spread over many areas.
Landing quality : flat ground (1 crash pad needed) or uneven or steep ground (1 crash pad and 1 spotter needed) or chaotic ground (many crash pads and numerous spotters needed).
Single pitch routes
Interesting rock climbing area for routes from 6a to 6c, from 7a to 7c and starting from 8a (french grades).
More than 400 routes, from 5.10b to 5.14d, spread over many crags.    Bolting : traditionnal climbing, big run out climbing, sport climbing.
Kids friendly ? foot of the crag uneven for young kids.
Multi pitch routes
InformationMany additional skills about progressing, belaying, escaping technics ... are necessary for multipitch routes security.
Interesting rock climbing area for routes from 6a to 6c and from 7a to 7c (french grades).
More than 1000 routes, from 5.6 to 5.13a, spread over many crags.    Bolting : traditionnal climbing.
Max Height : 450 m.
Kids friendly ? foot of the crag dangerous for young kids.
Legendary problem(s) :
Cobra Crack 8b+/c (F.A. Sonnie Trotter juin 2006 qui vole la première au Suisse Didier Berthod alors tout proche et certainement le meilleur grimpeur de fissure en trad de l'époque...)
Spirit Quest 5.14d (9a F.A. Mike Foley sept 2021)
  • Summoning (sit) 8a+ sent by Thomasina Pidgeon on 14 june 2010.
  • Sur le toit 8a+ sent by Thomasina Pidgeon on 22 sept 2010.
  • Outlaw Star V12 sent by Katie Lamb on 24 aug 2018.
  • Terminator V13 sent by Allison Vest on 1 sept 2019.
  • Singularity V15 first ascent by Tim Clifford on 21 may 2007. Firsts repeats : Nalle Hukkataival (2017), Gabe Lawson (2022), Lucas Uchida (2022).
  • The Megg V16 first ascent by Gabe Lawson on 23 jan 2023.
  • Dreamcatcher 5.14d first ascent by Chris Sharma on 23 sept 2005. Firsts repeats : Sean McColl (2009). Others outstandings sends : Paige Claassen (2021), Michaela Kiersch (2021)
  • Locations :

    Area : Canada, British Columbia, Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, Vancouver, Squamish.
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      Rock climbing area GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   49° 41' 1" N Longitude :   123° 8' 31" W    Sexagesimal & Orientation
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