Grassi Lakes Rock Climbing
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Grassi Lakes is a unique climbing are in the Bow Valley. A good portion of its climbs are on an old coral reef. Grassi is famous for overhanging limestone with large juggy pockets.
Grassi Lakes can be reached from Canmore by driving south on the Spray Lakes Road towards Kananaskis country until you reach a reservoir where the valley narrows and a gravel parking lot. From there you walk back towards Canmore about 500 m and follow a trail down the earthen dam.
Climbing Season For the Bow Valley area.
Weather station 11.3 miles from here
87 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',11],['3 Stars',27],['2 Stars',39],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Grassi Lakes
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Grassi Lakes:
Featured Route For Grassi Lakes
Dance Me Outside 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a North America
: ... : The White Imperialist
Probably the steepest 12a in Grassi, if not all of the Bow Valley. Start on blocky moves from the top of rock at the far right of White Imperialist Wall. Move up and right to a strange almost slabby 5 ft section where any number of body smears can give you an OK rest. Then make huge moves up pocketed roof to desperation turning the lip (go deep in the pockets). Amazing and very satisfying....[more] Browse More Classics in International
Looking up at the Meathooks area
Grassi is a great place to escape summer heat wav...
The meathooks area and the old project that has si...
By Peter Spindloe
From: North Vancouver, BC
Jun 15, 2007
Grassi Lakes is featured in one of the demonstrations of Photosynth, probably the coolest development in web-viewing of photographs since, well, the web.
By Tom Gnyra
Sep 10, 2015
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at grassi today. msg me if you forgot your shoes there (color/make/size gets them). also bootied a orange draw off lush but if that was you maybe you should buy me a beer for getting it down.