Elevation: 5,492 ft
GPS: 51.072, -115.408 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 66,951 total · 393/month
Shared By: Sandro on Dec 4, 2006
Admins: Dave Rone, Tom Gnyra
Access Issue: Rocks above climbing area dangerously destabilized. Details

Description

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.

Getting There

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.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Grassi Lakes

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 18
Carom
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 14
Weed 'Em and Reap
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 12
Bucket City
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 13
White Imperialist
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 47
Meathooks
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 22
A Bold New Plan
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 6
Mr. Manners
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 14
Stormtroopers in Drag
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 19
Holey Shit
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 8
The Harlot
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
Cool Sensations
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 10
B60 OFO (30 Something)
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 10
Dance Me Outside
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 8
Raw
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
Voice of Fire
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Carom White Imperialist
 18
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Weed 'Em and Reap Gardener's Wall
 14
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Bucket City Gardener's Wall
 12
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
White Imperialist White Imperialist
 13
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Meathooks Meathooks Area
 47
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
A Bold New Plan White Imperialist
 22
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Mr. Manners Hermit Wall
 6
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Stormtroopers in Drag Meathooks Area
 14
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Holey Shit Meathooks Area
 19
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
The Harlot Meathooks Area
 8
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Cool Sensations Rectory
 4
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
B60 OFO (30 Something) Meathooks Area
 10
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Dance Me Outside White Imperialist
 10
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Raw Ghetto
 8
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Voice of Fire Ghetto
 4
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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