All Locations > International > North America > Canada > Alberta > Banff National… > Cascade Mountain > Cascade Mountain Ice
Avg: 3.3 from 20 votes
|Type:||Ice, 1000 ft, 5 pitches|
|Page Views:||1,784 total · 23/month|
|Shared By:||Jordan Ramey on Jan 22, 2012|
|Admins:||Dave Rone, Tom Gnyra|
Approach: 10 minutes
Climb: 2 - 4 hours
Descent: 45 - 60 minutes
Car-to-Car: 3 - 5 hours
Sun: little to none in winter
An excellent route with fun rambly pitches topped off with 2-3 long & steep excellent pitches right at the top. If it wasn't for the HUGE avalanche hazard this route suffers from it would be crowded all the time. Check the hazard before heading up! Climbing it at night to lower the objective hazard is not uncommon. Otherwise a very early start or a cloudy day is recommended.
The super obvious waterfall your staring straight at when you exit at Banff heading west on the Trans-Canada. Park directly below the falls at the tourist pullout and follow the trail up to the route.