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JFMAMJJASONDSeasonalityAll Sport climbing
This is premier crag of the Bow Valley. Many test pieces. It is constantly changing and evolving so keep up to date here as all the guides books are useless now with so much new construction http://www.tabvar.org/node/242.
1.30hr but worth it. Best limestone in the Valley
|1||Rozgrzewka (AKA Warm-up)||5.11c||43m, 19|
★★ Rozgrzewka (AKA Warm-up) mid-way anchor
Offload at the midway anchor for Rozgrzewka.
★★ Pump Up the Jam
A technical start to a hard to read roof encounter where you'll find the crux. Easy climbing above! Not an ideal warm up
|4||Jump to The Pump||5.12d|
★ Funky Bunch
A pretty strange route (you'll see)! Feels contrived. The only 5.10 at Atlantis wall
FA: Marc A
★★★ Fresh Prince
One of the best 13a's in the Rockies.
FA: Aaron P
Was 13a by the first ascent team, but was downgraded for poor reasons...cough*
Start on Bug’s life but Veer left at the rest. Multiple powerful and pumpy 5.12 moves all the way to the anchor.
FA: Derrk Galloway & Gery Un
★★★ Bug's Life
An intro, short-lived boulder-problem, gains a no hands. Pumpy climbing to a long v4 Boulder up top. Claw to the chains!
FA: Aaron P, 2010
★★★ My Two Bits
Lots of talk has been thrown around about this being the best 12B in the Bow. Lots of cruxes and a super pumpy ending! Mega classic
★★★ FFAntom Love
One of the best 5.11's in the Bow Valley lives here. Enjoy 6 mini 5.11 cruxes on route to the anchor with every single style of climbing. And yes the large roof is as pumpy as you imagine!
FA: Greg Tos
★★ Respected Silence
A bouldery v5 start, gets ready to attack the duelling sidepull rails. Tons of compression and a great short route for boulderers.
FA: Greg Tos
★ The Midget
Either hate it or love it. A Powerful little fella!
|13||Burn to Shine||5.12d||37m, 16|
|14||All You Can Eat P1||5.12c||25m, 11|
The route that started it all.
|16||Bone Thief||5.12d||23m, 12|
★★★ Buffet Royal P1
A super funky sequence into the huge corner and a big move out gets the pump going. Pumpy climbing above with a last hard move before the anchors. Classic
|18||Buffet Royal P2||5.13c||40m, 23|
|19||★★★ Spicy Elephant P1||5.12c||27m, 14|
|20||Spicy Elephant P2||5.13b||40m, 22|
|21||Diamonds on the Inside||5.13b||42m, 22|
★ Better way
Bow Valley Sport guide shows an anchor lower on this line, Runaway Lane 11d. It has been removed.
|23||★★★ Burn One Down P1||5.12c||19m, 10|
|24||Burn One Down P2||5.12d||35m, 17|
|25||Back and Beyond||5.12a||30m, 17|
|26||★ Better Way ext||5.13b||45m|
|27||★ Bone Thief ext||5.14a||45m|
★★★ Stone Temple Pilots
The dramatic looking fin coming out of the cave ledge. The crux comes down low but the rest is no gimmie. Classic for the grade (13c to first anchor)
★★★ Living the Dream
A steep start with powerful pulls gains a hard bulge and a rest. Recover and crank the technical crux that guards the chains.
FA: Greg tos
|30||★ Living the Dream ext||5.13c||45m|
|31||★★★ Romancing the Stone||5.12d||25m|
Romancing the Stone ext proj.
Romancing the Stone ext proj.(If you have climbed all the other lines on the wall you can give it a try, probably 13b or c, I might get around to it this year)
Set by greg tos
|33||★ Chicken Pot Pie||5.12c|
|34||★ The Divide||5.12a|
|36||★ Skinny Love||5.12c||25m|
|37||★ Skinny Love Ext||5.13c||35m|