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Location: 47.8835, -54.1899 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Phil Stennett, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Phil Stennett on Jun 17, 2013
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BETA PHOTO: Start of trail

Description 

A series of granite bluffs above the town of Swift Current. There is overhanging, vertical and slab climbing all within a small area with huge potential for development.

Getting There 

Heading south down the Burin Peninsula on Route 210 you will enter the town of Swift Current, shortly after entering the town turn right onto Seaview Drive and head briefly up the hill to park at the cemetery.

A wide trail begins behind the cemetery and goes up the hill and then at a small clearing you take a narrower trail into the woods (shown in the picture attached to the area). The main trail into the crags is marked with tape as below (we will be taping the other trails soon). Check out each walls individual page for more detailed info and the map attached for an overview.

Tiger Wall - Orange Tape
Half Way Wall - Orange Tape - After Tiger Wall
Weather Wall - Orange Tape - After Half Way Wall

Climbing Season



Weather station 130.1 miles from here

18 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',5],['5.10',5],['5.11',4],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Swift Current:
Tiger Woods   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Tiger Slabs
Gee, I'm a Tree   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Geometry Wall
Speaking of Curvature   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Tiger Slabs
Served By Destiny   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Tiger Slabs
Eye of the Tiger Project   5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Tiger Wall
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Featured Route For Swift Current
Tiger Woods Topo

Tiger Woods 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  North America : Canada : ... : Tiger Slabs
A really fun route on good rock with great protection. Also a great way to access the top of the crag if you want to set top ropes on other routes.Climb up the ramp to the right until you reach the double crack system with a tree. Climb around the tree and up the cracks and around the block until you reach a small ledge. From the ledge climb the finger cracks to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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BETA PHOTO: Approach Map
Swift Current through the trees
Swift Current through the trees

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