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Icefields Parkway - North

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Icefields Parkway - North Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Dave Rone on Aug 26, 2011

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This area encompasses mountains and routes on the Parkway that lie between Sunwapta Pass and Jasper. Many popular and well-known routes are included in this area including the impressive ice route, Curtain Call, and the infamous alpine route, Slipstream.

Getting There 

Continue traveling north from the Weeping Wall area for about 20 minutes until you cross over the continenal divide at Sunwapta Pass and then shortly arrive at the Icefields Visitor Center below the Athabasca Glacier. The routes extend from this point north to Jasper.

Climbing Season

For the Icefields Parkway area.

Weather station 18.8 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Icefields Parkway - North

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Icefields Parkway - North:
Curtain Call   WI6     Ice, 2 pitches, 410'   
Melt Out   WI3     Ice, 3 pitches, 450'   
Tangle Falls   WI2-3     Ice, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Featured Route For Icefields Parkway - North
Rock Climbing Photo: Curtain Call from the road.  Wow!

Curtain Call WI6  North America : Canada : ... : Icefields Parkway - North
One of the more impressive routes on the Parkway, steep and sustained! In addition to the fact that you're climbing vertical ice most of the way, you have to deal with the overhanging mushrooms that form in the middle of the route. While not real difficult to climb, these mushrooms can make protection challenging.Climb up a short apron of ice to the base and then run the rope out to the middle of the route, encountering the mushrooms near the end of the pitch. Belay off screws and/or cord, us...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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