A tent is set up on one of the many platforms at Bedwell Lake in Strathcona Park, Central Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada DUBAI, UAE, 7th Dec 2019. Action from the women’s final of the 2019 Emirates Dubai Rugby Sevens tournament, part of the 2019 HSBC World Series.
The high quality of the rock, the interesting, positive holds and stunning, scenic aesthetic of the Quadra Crags make for one of the best rock climbing areas in the Vancouver Island region. Guidebook: a detailed local guidebook is a available from Wild Isle Publications by mail order or locally on Quadra Island at Book Bonanza in Quathiaski Cove or the Yak Shack in Heriot Bay.
Unlocated crags. This region has 4 unlocated crags! If you think you know where Galloping Goose Corridor, Ferry, Sooke or Mill Hill are located then please take a minute to locate them for the climbing community. Locating crags gives you Karma points. Please contact us if you have any issues.
VANCOUVER - A climber is dead after falling from the side of a cliff on a mountain near North Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday. North Shore Rescue says they received reports of rockfall and screaming.
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Vancouver Island climber off to Olympic qualifier. Cowichan’s Brennan Doyle competing for Pan Am Championship in Los Angeles Kevin Rothbauer; Feb. 21, 2020 4:00 p.m. Local Sports; Sports; Cowichan climber Brennan Doyle is off to the Pan Am championships, a qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. (Brielle Zacharias photo) Duncan’s Brennan Doyle has a shot next week to qualify as one of the.
Strathcona Park Lodge is located in central Vancouver Island on the shores of Upper Campbell Lake, just outside Strathcona Provincial Park. The 160 acre property is a multi-sport wilderness resort with facilities for rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, high ropes, hiking, zip lining, restaurants and accommodation.
This book is authored by long-time Vancouver local Rich Wheater, and is the first to ever provide comprehensive coverage for Vancouver’s diverse rock climbing. Enjoy! Enjoy! Also available as a PDF e-book or take advantage of our bundle and save offer where you can get both print and ebook for a discounted price.
Climbing at BoulderHouse is designed around a set of 8 colour coded climbing circuits. Each circuit includes 5 to 6 problems and is designed to provide climbers with a varied set of challenges from technical slab climbing to powerful overhangs and everything in between. By encouraging our community to progress through each complete circuit, our vision is to help every climber, at every level.
Some of the British Columbia climbing regions which attract the most climbers and provide a good selection of climbing routes include the Cascade Mountains, Kootenays, Okanagan, the Bugaboos, Thompson-Shuswap, Vancouver Island, Whistler, Lillooet, Terrace and Squamish regions.
The Crest Creek Crags are a rock climbing area situated adjacent to highway 28 just within the western boundary of Strathcona Park, roughly an hours’ drive from the city of Campbell River, or 15 minutes from the Town of Gold River to the west. The crags are located close to the road (in most cases approaches take less than 10 minutes). The crags occupy a square kilometer or so, and exist.
Nanaimo River upper deck aka: the Boar's hole. Nanaimo River crag is located where the power lines cross the Nanaimo River. Over a dozen bolted routes up to 12 or 14m and include cracks. Steep trail down to a tight trail along the base.
Nanaimo is the perfect home base for a Vancouver Island sojourn, whether it’s for business or leisure. From this lovely city nestled between mountains and sea amid a lush rain forest, you can enjoy its charms and take daily excursions to many of the other wonderful attractions on Vancouver Island.
With the possible exception of The Golden Hinde, Mt Arrowsmith is likely the best known mountain on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. This is hardly surprising given the fact that it presents an eye-catching spectacle from the main Island thoroughfare, Highway 19, all the way from Nanoose Bay to Qualicum when driving north or from as far away as Courtenay when heading south.
Strathcona Park offers excellent and uncrowded single-pitch cragging (at Crest Creek) and many alpine and ice routes. There is also climbing on some of the idyllic Gulf and Discovery Islands (Saltspring Island and Quadra Island) accessed by short ferry trips from Vancouver Island.
The Canadian Outdoor Leadership Training (COLT) program is a 100-day outdoor leadership semester based on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Its wild playground of mountains, rivers, ocean and forest, is an ideal setting for learning outdoor leadership, adventure skills and wilderness self-reliance.
Nearest town or city: Victoria: Directions: Ferry from Swartz bay Victoria, or tswassen Vancouver. Latitude, Longitude:: Update: Access Issues: crystal mountain is currently being worked on to remove dangerous rocks. then bolting my continue. theres lots of good climbing here i just need to establish it.
Guidebook: Climber’s Guide Vancouver Island South (MEC) School Yard is a great place for beginner lead climbers. After you’ve got the basics down, there are some 5.9s and 5.10s over at Cosmic Lights. There is also a notably fun 5.8 finger crack that you can set up on top rope.
Thursday, December 27, 1956 Armory (Photos on Picutre Pare) Holiday on Ice brought a Christmas package of thrills, fun and beauty, wrapped in glittering covers, to the Rock Island 1 Armory last night.