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Routes in Mount Athabasca

Bypass T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a WI3-
North Face Var. T WI4 M4
North Glacier T Mod. Snow
Regular North Face T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b WI2 Steep Snow PG13
Silverhorn
Elevation: 3,491 ft
GPS: 52.176, -117.248 Google Map · Climbing Map
Shared By: Taylor-B. on Dec 5, 2010
Admins: Dave Rone, Tom Gnyra
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Description

Mt. Athabasca is on the Ice Field Park Way and one of the most popular peaks in the Canadian Rockies because of the easy access. This area gets its fair share of bad weather from the Colombia Ice Field. This peak has it all from moderate glacier routes, alpine ice headwalls, mixed limestone routes and good skiing.
Ice Field Snocoaches gate Details

Getting There

Mt. Athabasca is located on the Ice Field Park Way on Sunwapta Pass at the big visitor center. During the wee hours you can drive 2km past the gate to a parking lot. Follow a well worn trail winter or summer up the moraines on the west side of the creek to the glacier.

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