Use this Region Guide to easily find and compare Crags.

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1. Vancouver Island 593 routes in Region

Summary:
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Unknown, Alpine and other styles

Long/Lat: -125.783408, 49.622664

1.1. South Vancouver Island 55 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

Long/Lat: -123.906275, 48.531242

Description:

Victoria, the capital of BC, and the surrounding area south of the Malahat. Includes the Juan de Fuca Provincial Park Area.

1.1.1. Tolmie 4 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Unknown

Long/Lat: -123.324199, 48.457674

1.1.2. Galloping Goose Corridor 5 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Unknown

1.1.3. Mt MacDonald 3 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Unknown

1.1.4. Ferry 0 routes in Crag

1.1.5. Fleming Beach 17 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Unknown

Long/Lat: -123.393252, 48.653291

1.1.6. East Sooke Park 2 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Trad

Long/Lat: -123.648547, 48.318659

1.1.7. Sooke 0 routes in Crag

1.1.8. Mt. Wells 23 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Unknown

Long/Lat: -123.562723, 48.439784

1.1.9. Mill Hill 1 route in Crag

Summary:
All Unknown

1.2. Cowichan Valley Region 28 routes in Region

Summary:
Trad and Sport

Long/Lat: -124.038978, 48.864360

1.2.1. Mount Prevost 0 routes in Crag

1.2.2. Samsun Narrows 28 routes in Crag

Summary:
Trad and Sport

Long/Lat: -123.580585, 48.774625

History:

Rumour has it that Vancouver Island's own, Peter Croft, once frequented these cliffs in the days of his youth...

1.3. Nanaimo and the Mid-Island 310 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

Long/Lat: -124.368242, 49.245466

1.3.1. Mount Arrowsmith and Mount Cokely 14 routes in Region

Summary:
Alpine, Trad and Sport

Long/Lat: -124.581539, 49.228547

Description:

Mt Arrowsmith (1,819 m) and Mt. Cokely (1,616 m). This relatively accessible set of peaks offers rock, ice, and alpine-style routes as well as ample back-country hiking and scrambling opportunities.

Approach:

You are probably going to want to get your hands on a copy of "Island Alpine Select" or similar.

1.3.2. Horne Lake and surrounds 25 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

Long/Lat: -124.683232, 49.340773

1.3.3. Nanaimo River 78 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.3.4. Lantzville Foothills 77 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Unknown

1.3.5. Linley Valley 13 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Unknown

1.3.6. Rutherford Ridges 44 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.3.7. Mt. Benson 59 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.4. Pacific Rim and Alberni Valley 0 routes in Region

1.4.1. Sutton Creek 0 routes in Area

Description:

Granite bouldering... if you're into that sort of thing.

1.5. Comox Valley 94 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

Long/Lat: -125.073926, 49.654907

1.5.1. Comox Lake 94 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.5.2. Ramparts Creek 0 routes in Crag

1.5.3. Constitution Hill 0 routes in Crag

1.6. Strathcona Park 91 routes in Region

Summary:
Top Rope, Alpine and Sport

Long/Lat: -125.698931, 49.632767

Description:

The home of Vancouver Island alpine climbing/mountaineering. Many peaks with varying degrees of accessibility.

1.6.1. Mount Colonel Foster 28 routes in Area

Summary:
All Alpine

Long/Lat: -125.862880, 49.754421

Description:

2135 m high, the 4th highest on Vancouver Island. "Island Alpine Select" (2015) is the guide for these and other alpine routes on Vancouver Island.

1.6.2. Elkhorn Mountain 7 routes in Area

Summary:
All Alpine

Long/Lat: -125.832737, 49.800530

Unique Features And Strengths:

Second Highest Peak on Vancouver Island.

1.6.3. Crest Creek 54 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Top Rope

Long/Lat: -125.914622, 49.842732

1.6.4. Golden Hinde 2 routes in Area

Summary:
All Alpine

Long/Lat: -125.745556, 49.658369

Unique Features And Strengths:

Highest Peak on Vancouver Island (2197 m)

1.7. North Vancouver Island 15 routes in Region

Summary:
Unknown, Alpine and other styles

Long/Lat: -126.929764, 50.231764

1.7.1. Morton Lake 7 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Unknown

Long/Lat: -125.477725, 50.124729

1.7.2. Wapiti Valley/Greyback Peak 4 routes in Crag

Summary:
Sport, Trad and Unknown

Long/Lat: -126.730850, 49.992714

1.7.3. Victoria Peak 4 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Alpine

Long/Lat: -126.098325, 50.057315

Unique Features And Strengths:

Third highest mountain on Vancouver Island (2163 m).