New Pow­ell River Big Walls

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It was a busy sum­mer in B.C. thanks to the dry con­di­tions that gave climbers ac­cess to steep walls in the back­coun­try. Around Pow­ell River, Drew Leit­er­man and Travis Foster made the first as­cent of the Red Alert Wall up Jun­gle is Mas­sive VI 5.10 C2, 1,565 me­tres of gran­ite in 25 rope-stretch­ing pitches. Evan Guil­bault and Colin Lan­deck made the first as­cent of the new 27- pitch Sa­cred Stone VI 5.10 A1 up a new wall called Su­per Un­known, also near Pow­ell River.

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