Rock climbers cleared up the area around Harrison Bluffs in a trail-building work-a-thon Saturday, June 8. (Chris Duchaine/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Rock climbers clean up Harrison Bluffs

The local climbing organization spent the day trail-blazing around the local site

Volunteers converged on Harrison Bluffs Saturday (June 8) to clean up the popular rock climbing destination in advance of the summer season.

“This could be world-class area,” John Valecko, a climber with the Fraser Valley Climbing Group, said. “The rock is that good and there’s so much of it. We just need a little bit more clean up, a little bit more promotion and hopefully a few more people come out.”

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The cliffs, located off Highway 9 near the entrance to Harrison Hot Springs, saw volunteers with shovels, axes and chain saws clearing the area around the rocks so interested climbers could use the area safely.



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