Grand Sentinel Rock Climbing
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.
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
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Classic Climbing Routes in Grand Sentinel
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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'
Featured Route For Grand Sentinel
South Face 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c North America
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This route is steep and exposed but the climbing is generally very mellow for the grade. Work a corner then pull a roof. Be careful of loose blocks.P1: Low 5th class, 15m. Start around the left corner and climb a short pitch to a ledge with a bolted belay. P2: 5.7, 20m. Cracks and face climbing lead to another bolted belay at a small ledge below the obvious right facing corner. P3: 5.8, 25m. Climb the corner past a bulge to a bolted belay at a ledge. P4: 5.9, 25m. Climb cracks straight above the...[more] Browse More Classics in International
BETA PHOTO: Grand sentinel spire with climbers near top of car...