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Northwest Territories  


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Location: 61.8561, -118.4766 View Map  Incorrect?
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cragging at Fairy Meadows on "the Penguin&quo...

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Getting There 

Fly to Yellowknife, or directly to your destination. It's possible to drive to Yellowknife, but it looks like a very long way.

Climbing Season



Weather station 56.3 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Northwest Territories:
Southeast Face   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Alpine, 18 pitches, 2000'   The Cirque of the Unclimbab... : Lotus Flower Tower
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Featured Route For Northwest Territories
Bustle Tower through the fog in the distance.

Club International 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b C2  North America : Canada : ... : Bustle Tower
On the Southeast face of Bustle tower. 12 pitches of quality granite up one of the most aesthetic towers in the cirque. Named after route topo drawn on a girly magazine of the same name found in a waterproof case at the bivy site in Fairy Meadows. Left of the SE Face Route. Follows left facing dihedrals over a big drippy roof on pitch six. Goes free at mid 5.11, if pitch six isn't too wet. Do it in a day, or fix the first few pitches then fire it the next day....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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