The Sanctuary & Sanitarium

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The Sanctuary & Sanitarium

Post by meingh » Sun Jun 17, 2007 2:34 pm

The Sanctuary & Sanitarium

Find it on the Squamish Climbing Map (Click Here)

The Sanctaury Topo (Click Here)
The Sanitarium Topo (Click Here)

Topo Description:
Please note all topos are provided by and based on information from climbers and first hand observations. Please verify route lengths, bolts and descriptions on your own. is not responsible for the information provided on these topos.

The crag lies above Crumpitt woods at the east end of Valleycliff in Squamish. Just North of the Apron, turn right (east) at either set of traffic lights and follow Valley Dr. or Guilford/Clarke Dr. to the 4-way stop. Turn left on Westway Ave and follow that into the Raven's Plateau housing development. Stay left and park anywhere unobtrusive.

For now parking on the street will do. Be discrete this is a residential area that is sure to be a problem in the future.

At the Northwest corner of the development there is a trail head. Cross a small wooden bridge, turn right and cross another wooden bridge and follow the path past a gravel road and fenced natural gas line and enter the forest (Woodlot access road closed sign). After 5 min (250 yds) look for the trail on your LEFT marked by yellow flagging. Follow it up the hill to the crag. If you don't see the yellow flagging you are not at the trail head!

Sun Shine / Shade:
Westwing: West facing, full afternoon/evening sun
Basement: South Facing, heavily treed-filtered sun.
Loft: South Facing, full sun until evening.

Type Of Climbing:
Vertical and overhanging sport climbs. Nice rock, great features, well worth the trip.

Route Information:

Route Distribution:
<= 5.8 - 0
5.9 - 0
5.10 - 3
5.11 - 7
5.12 - 4
5.13 - 0
5.14 - 0

Route Types:
14 Sport Routes
0 Mixed / Trad Routes
0 Boulder Problems

Access Issues:
Currently No Issues

HWY 99 Upgrade Issues:
Currently No Issues

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Re: The Sanctuary & Sanitarium

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Re: The Sanctuary & Sanitarium

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