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Columbia Icefields Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 5,542'
Location: 52.0963, -117.35945 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: COLUMBIA ICEFIELD contour interval 500 feet red ...

Introduction 

The Columbia Icefield is mostly in Alberta. The mountains that can be accessed from British Columbia are Triad (10,750'), Mount King Edwards(11,), Mount Columbia (12,294'), and Mount Bryce (11,507').

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Colombia Icefield weather (Alberta side)

Climbing Season

For the BC's Canadian Rockies area.

Weather station 24.9 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Columbia Icefields

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Columbia Icefields:
North Face/North ridge   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b WI3     Trad, Ice, Alpine, 25 pitches, 7500'   Mount Columbia (3,747m)
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Featured Route For Columbia Icefields
Rock Climbing Photo: MOUNT BRYCE, NORTH FACE contour interval: 100 feet...

North Face 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b AI4  North America : Canada : ... : Mount Bryce (3,507m)
INTRODUCTIONJones and Grassmann traversed the Columbia Icefield to get to the face, a super wilderness adventure. The first 5,000 feet was accidentally climbed under a "thousand ton groaning monster" ice cliff where the north face glacier calves into the gullies below. On the upper North Face, the Chouinard Ice Hammer proved its superiority to the Pterodactyl. Jones thought the ice was at least 55 degrees, steeper than Athabasca's North Face: "Convenient to rest the forehead on the ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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