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Elevation: 4,987 ft 1,520 m
GPS: 51.16858, -115.54492
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Shared By: Jordan Ramey on Jul 23, 2012 · Updates
Admins: Dave Rone, Tom Jones, Richard Rose

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Just above the Banff Golf Course

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Drive into the banff golf course and park at the climbers pullout for the ridgeline of Mt. Rundle.

51.170042, -115.544217 is the parking lot (approximately) on the right

Note on Walkoff (2022)

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Update 2022, from the Gold Rush comment section: highly recommend NOT using the descent trail. I would **not** recommend using the descent trail. Unfortunately, this is a perfect example of what happens when climbers develop a descent trail with the sole consideration being to get down fast. The trail starts off well marked and solid. After passing a bolted slab, the soil becomes EXTREMELY eroded and loose for a very long while. These sections are steep and treacherous. The soil here is not stable enough to support this kind of trail - wide switchbacks should have been cut through this section to promote its longevity. Trail is now spider webbing as people search for safe passage down. If the trail already is in this poor of condition after two years (?) it will be an absolute horror show in the coming years as climbers and weather continue to erode the soil. A real shame, though at least perhaps a lesson for future trail makers."

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5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
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Rundlehorn
Sport 11 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 17
McLab Slab
Sport 8 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Gold Rush
Sport 14 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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Chert Reynolds
Sport 8 pitches
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Rundlehorn
 65
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Sport 11 pitches
McLab Slab
 17
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport 8 pitches
Gold Rush
 21
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport 14 pitches
Chert Reynolds
 10
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport 8 pitches
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