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Cardiac Arete S 
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Grand Sentinel Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 8,150'
Location: 51.34366, -116.2314 View Map  Incorrect?
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Grand Sentinel is a 400ft quartzite spire in the Sentinel Pass area. It is the most prominent of the towers in the area. It has two of the most classic routes in AB on it.

Getting There 

The Grand Sentinel is located about 1km beyond the pass, towards the Paradise Valley. If hiking on the Sentinel Pass Trail, look South. You can't miss it.

Climbing Season

For the Banff National Park area.

Weather station 6.2 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Grand Sentinel

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Grand Sentinel:
South Face   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 350'   
Cardiac Arete   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, Alpine, 4 pitches, 330'   
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Featured Route For Grand Sentinel
Rock Climbing Photo: Last pitch. Amazing exposure.

Cardiac Arete 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  North America : Canada : ... : Grand Sentinel
Follow the bolts on the SW arete for four pitches (max 100'). Beautiful climbing on clean quartzite! Climb the S face on gear to make a great day....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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