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Trip Information
Name: Eldred Valley & Powell River Rock Climbing
Starts: Wed Aug 09, 2017
Meetup: 730am Strait Coffee, Wilson Creek
Return: Wed Aug 16, 2017

Registration opens: Sat Jul 01, 2017
Event category: Rock Climbing
Difficulty grade: CLASS 5  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 6

Organizer: Roberta Holden
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

What grade are you comfortable leading on gear?

What routes are you interested in leading?

Are you comfortable leading all the pitches (ie. are you able to be paired with a non-leading partner)? Or would you prefer to be paired with someone of equal climbing level?

Do you have a rack and double ropes?

Do you have a vehicle? How many passengers can you take?

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Participant Information

Are your local crags feeling a little too over-run these days? Escape the Squamish crowds and come climb in the Eldred Valley! Never heard of it? Check out these videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avhrJTSH794

https://vimeo.com/115652185

and this site: http://powellriverrock.wixsite.com/cadmc

Route descriptions for Psych Slab in the Eldred are attached under "Trip Files"

*This is not a beginner trip!*

Minimum requirements: experience multi-pitch climbing and safe and competent lead belay skills

Priority will be given to those who are comfortable leading various routes in the Eldred Valley.

Some days will be spent cragging at the various sea cliffs and lakeside crags around Powell River. How much time is spent in Powell River vs. the Eldred Valley will be determined by the group.

Gear: double ropes (for rapping), rack, camping gear....

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