All Locations > International > North America > Canada > Alberta > Banff National Park > Mount Edith
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Routes in Mount Edith
|South Ridge T Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c|
|Spectacular Megafauna S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a|
|Type:||Trad, Grade II|
|FA:||Hicks, Hind, Tarrant, 1951|
|Page Views:||928 total, 8/month|
|Shared By:||jon jugenheimer on Mar 2, 2008|
|Admins:||Dave Rone, Tom Gnyra|
DescriptionThe Route climbs the southeast ridge for the mountain, using a few gullies, and ledges. After gaining the prominent ledge on the southeast side of the mountain, find the biggest right leaning gully that heads to the top. Climb this gully (a few fixed pins and newer looking bolts 2006) for a few long pitches. THis gully isn't very hard, and soloing would be the fastest way. If your feeling a bit shaky, their is plenty of places for gear along the way.
Take this gully to the top of the south peak, from here traverse north on broken terrain and a few steep steps, also all very soloable. Continue until the top is found along the wide ridge line. To get back to the car, head south from the summit until the scramble route is found. Take this well defined trail traversing the west side ledge system and down climbing through a cool tunnel. Gain the col between Mt. Edith south summit and the next northern summit. From the Col, descend the talus and gain the normal hiking trail back down to the car.