Top Bu­ga­boo Routes

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West Ridge of Pigeon Spire The Beckey/Chouinard on South Howser Tower

It’s a long and cruisy ridge with a few moves at 5.4. There is a knife-edge sec­tion that can be done au che­val. The late Guy Ed­wards soloed it naked in 18 min­utes. Six pitches of hand and finger cracks close to the camp­ground make McTech Arete a busy 5.10. The thin crack on pitch two is one of the best steep lines like it in B.C.

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