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Columbia Icefields Rock Climbing 

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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').


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

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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

Northeast Ridge 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  North America : Canada : ... : Mount Bryce (3,507m)
INTRODUCTIONOne of the best ridge traverses in the Canadian Rockies. Outram's guide, Christian Kaufmann, was climbing at his limit and basically soloed the crux. The 1902 party approached up the Alexandria River to a camp at Cinema Lake. The central peak was bypassed to the south. APPROACH The Bush River Road begins near Donald, BC. Turn onto the Rice Brook Road at the 98 kilometer sign. Four kilometers of increasingly bad road lead to the decommissioning closure. Good 4w...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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