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Weeping Wall Area  


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Location: 52.147, -116.9797 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This area comprises a number of routes, the most famous of which are the Weeping Wall and Polar Circus.

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Getting There 

About 40 minutes north of the David Thompson Highway

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Climbing Season



Weather station 19.8 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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 Weeping Wall Area:
Lower Weeping Wall   WI4-5     Ice, 3 pitches, 550'   
Polar Circus   WI5     Ice, 9 pitches, 2300'   
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Featured Route For Weeping Wall Area
Polar Circus from the road.  The upper tier is visible.

Polar Circus WI5  North America : Canada : ... : Weeping Wall Area
Ease of access, variety of terrain, length and position combine to create a singular route. Among the best, if not THE best, ice climb in the Canadian Rockies. Polar Circus offers nine pitches of ice, with the crux pitch last. The bottom pitches are separated by some gully walking, which can be strenuous if the snow is deep. Eventually you will reach the Pencil (WI6). When formed this is a free-standing, 150' tall icicle. A most impressive feature. Usually, however, the Pencil will be brok...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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