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Nanaimo River

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About Nanaimo River:

This area includes two different area: the Sunny Side consists of the Upper Deck (conglomerate) and the Lower Deck (sandstone) and the Dark Side is across the river (mixed). Routes ranging in difficulty from 5.7-5.13. Swimming in the river is possible in late summer when the level is low and the flow is slow but take caution as it can be dangerous.
Nearest town or city: Nanaimo
Directions: follow the #1 hwy south of Nanaimo for about 10 mins. until you see the signs for the Bungy Zone; exit for the Zone, pass it & continue for 2.5 kms until you see a yellow metal gate on the left: this is the hydro entry to the Gorge. Follow the road to the gorge and, voila! there are the climbs. Trail leading down to crag is at the end of the road or take the trail to your right to go to the top of the crag.
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Camping: None
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