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The longest route at Down Under, The Beast is also the most difficult free climb in the area and, at the time it was first climbed (1998), one of the hardest in the province. Its line is dictated by the elegant prow overlooking the steepest section of the crag.

Ethic: inherited from Eardley Escarpment

No new development or bolting allowed. Strong tradition of leaving trad routes trad, even if badly run-out.

Route History:

There is no known route history.


Located in Down Under approx:
Long/Lat: -75.981875,45.531894

Route Grade Citations

5.13b Community registered grade
5.13b ***

Route quality

Route quality

Lead Styles

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Check out what is happening on The Beast (note there is an unresolved system issue where ascents logged before 2010 are not displayed in the stream below). If you just want to see beta then click on view ascents with beta.