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Maternal Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 49.44543, -119.56434 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Sean Godwin, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Chuck McQuade on May 22, 2011
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This tall and steep crag boasts some of skaha's more pumpy sporty routes, most maxing out a full 60 meter rope. The upper half of the crag consists of wonderful roofs while the lower half involves rare skaha slopers. 

Home to some classic 4 star anywhere 11+ /12- routes
Also offers AM shade as the crag faces west.

Getting There 

Located on the main loop trail about 5 minutes beyond the Doctor's Wall and Fern Gulley

Climbing Season

For the Okanagan area.

Weather station 2.4 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Banana By-Pass 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  North America : Canada : ... : Maternal Wall
Locate the yellow hangers of Last Banana (5.12a), Banana By-Pass shares the first 3 bolts then traverses right for 4 bolts over steepening terrain. The final 7 bolts negotiate A corner system and a few roofs. This near perfect route is respected as one of Skaha's best at the grade! Due to the traversing nature of the route, either have a follower clean on TR, or clean first half on lower then bottom half clean on TR to minimize the swing. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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