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New multi-pitch route in Rockies

It will surely become a new local classic

Brian Spear and Ian Greant have established a new 5.10 on Armadillo Buttress in Grotto Canyon, about an hour drive from Calgary.

Spear and Greant are long-time route developers in the Rockies with a number of fun routes to their credit.

The pair cleaned, bolted and climbed Gift Card, three pitches of 5.10, during June and July 2014. The route is fully equipped with bolts and rappel anchors.

Gift Card Photo Ian Greant


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