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One of the closest and most popular areas to the Braesyde parking lot. This large piece of rock has a handful of different areas with quality climbing mostly sport and some trad.
The climbing areas here all face the sun most of the day but the walls on the lower half are protected a bit with trees. There is usually a nice breeze moving through Shady Valley all day.

Getting There 

When you get to the top of the the stairs from hell you'll turn left up the Shady Valley. You go past The Fortress and will see some large crags on your left, this is Red Tail. Hard to miss.

Climbing Season

For the Okanagan area.

Weather station 2.4 miles from here

31 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Red Tail:
Assholes of August   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Red Tail Upper
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Tradition 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  North America : Canada : ... : Red Tail South
Another popular climb in this area. Solid face climbing that starts with a pull up the little roof at ground level. Crux is at the bulge near the top, go left....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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The northern side of Upper Red Tail wall.  The cli...
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