Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park

Okanagan Valley

Propelled by the dry weather and compact gneiss rock, climbers from all over the world come to this park to enjoy climbing on more than 400 bolted routes. For comprehensive info on the bluffs, which are off Lakeside Rd on the east side of Skaha Lake, visit A climbing area trails map is on the BC Parks website.

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