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Icefields Parkway - North

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Icefields Parkway - North Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Dave Rone on Aug 26, 2011
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Curtain Call from Jasper Highway. November '12.

Description 

This area encompasses mountains and routes on the Parkway that lie between Sunwapta Pass and Jasper. Many popular and well-known routes are included in this area including the impressive ice route, Curtain Call, and the infamous alpine route, Slipstream.

Getting There 

Continue traveling north from the Weeping Wall area for about 20 minutes until you cross over the continenal divide at Sunwapta Pass and then shortly arrive at the Icefields Visitor Center below the Athabasca Glacier. The routes extend from this point north to Jasper.

Climbing Season

For the Icefields Parkway area.

Weather station 18.8 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Icefields Parkway - North

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Icefields Parkway - North:
Curtain Call   WI6     Ice, 2 pitches, 410'   
Melt Out   WI3     Ice, 3 pitches, 450'   
Tangle Falls   WI2-3     Ice, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Cyber Pasty Memorial, next to Curtain Call.

Cyber Pasty Memorial WI5+ M7+  North America : Canada : ... : Icefields Parkway - North
This route varies greatly from year to year, and the more ice there is the easier it will be. It was a really cool line at the time of it's submission to MP, and is described as such. P1, 65m, WI4+: climb to the big ledge and a bolted belay rappel station.P2, 60m, M7+, WI5+: Hard drytooling mostly on small edges right off the deck, leads to the first ice blob. Be wary of a loose flake to the right of the first blob, and position the belayer accordingly. Then link more blobs to the big roof...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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