Kamloops Climbing Guide Book
The free guide book for rock climbing near the Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.
New Multi-pitch: CardiYak Rhythm
Great news for multi-pitch fans. Lyle Knight, Rob Birtles and Gary Wolkoff have just completed a 17 pitch epic on the Yak, south of Merrit. Rob Birtles describes the route. The climb was a 4 year effort by Lyle, Gary and I. It’s was a journey to put this thing up. To date it’s the […]
Aberdeen Columns Guide
“Aberdeen Columns is a welcome addition to the Central BC Rock climbing inventory. It provides 130+ steep columnar basalt crack climbs ranging in height from 12m to 22m. The rock is solid and provides high quality cam and the occasional nut placements.”
Chelsea Selinger climbing Palmer’s Walk (5.9+). As a west facing crag, the area receives its sunshine in the afternoon. Pockets of trees ensure that there are always slivers of shade before the early evening when the summer sun begins to descend.
The Hen House
Peter Smith on Cracks to the Tomb (5.10d). If you like the Smoke Bluffs in Squamish, you’ll love The Hen House. Granite cracks and slabs are found in a quiet forest setting 40 minutes east of Kamloops.
Alejandro Lyle on Tachycardia (11a). A great view, a comfortable base area and a collection of moderate grades makes The Beach a popular climbing area in Kamloops.