Foster Falls (Jasper)

Great wall of southern sandstone, featuring beginner, moderate, and expert level sport routes averaging between 50-70 feet tall. Everything from slabs to steep walls lines this 2-mile long cliff. The wall mainly faces south, so it is showered by sunlight all day. The Right Bunker and the Darkie Cave offer some shade from the sun. If the climbing gets too hot, be sure to take the short hike out to the great swimming hole which features the 100′ Foster Falls waterfall. Notable routes include everything on the White Wall, especially Satisfaction (12a/b), Wristlets (11c), and Handcuffed (11c/d). Advanced climbers will also enjoy the Crime Buttress, which is the next tall wall down the trail. The Right Bunker is just past the Crime Buttress which hosts routes on the upper end of the difficulty spectrum, where experts will be challenged with tons of steep southern sandstone. Beginners will enjoy the Jimmywood area and the Rocket Slab. A pay campground is available near the parking area

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