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Trip Information
Name: Crest Creek Climbing Canada Day Long Weekend Trip
Starts: Fri Jun 30, 2023
Return: Mon Jul 03, 2023

Registration opens: Sun Feb 26, 2023
Event category: Rock Climbing
Difficulty grade: B5  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 4

Organizer: Christine Kuhlken
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Trip Planning Questions

What is your climbing experience?

Can you build and clean anchors?

Can you lead belay?

Do you have rope?

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Participant Information


The plan is to leave Friday, climb all day Saturday and Sunday, and part of Monday. 


How to get there

Crest Creek is on Vancouver Island and can be reached via the Tsawassen and Horseshoe Bay ferry terminals. Crags are approximately a 3 hour drive North from Nanaimo ferry terminal.



Nearest campground Buttle Lake in Strathcona Provincial Park near Gold River.



  • Rock climbing shoes
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Belay device
  • Locking/nonlocking carabiners
  • Quickdraws or alpine draws
  • Anchor building material
  • Chalk bag
  • Rope
  • Guide book


This is not intended as an introduction to climbing. Everyone MUST be able to safely build and clean anchors and give a lead belay. 

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