Description

Great grey rock and only minutes from Banff. Currently (Summer 2011) there are 4 routes on this wall. The most popular is the moderate 5.6 Mothers Day Buttress, which climbs the striking buttress for 8 long pitches.

Routes:
Mothers Day Buttress (325m, 5.6, 8 pitches)
Ant Tease Day (300m, 5.8)
Oedipus Complex (130m, 5.10c, 4 pitches)
The Itchy and Scratchy Show (160m, 5.10a, 5 pitches)

Getting There

Exit for Banff off the Trans Canada Highway at Lake Minnewanka Scenic Drive. Head north for 200m to the old Cadet Base memorial on the right (east). There is a plaque, about 6 parking spots, and a big empty square patch of earth.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Mothers Day Buttress

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
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Mothers Day Buttress
Trad 8 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Mothers Day Buttress
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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 8 pitches
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