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Mount Hector and Mount Andromache

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Mount Hector and Mount Andromache Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 3,394'
Location: 51.5746, -116.2601 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: area near Mt. Hector where an avalanche buried two...


Mount Hector is a good skimountaineering/mountaineer route. Being so close to Lake Louise this is a popular peak.

Getting There 

Park at Hector Creek on the Ice Fields Parkway, 17km north of the Trans Canada HWY.

Climbing Season

For the Icefields Parkway area.

Weather station 10.0 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Mount Hector and Mount Andromache

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mount Hector and Mount Andromache:
North Glacier Route        Alpine, Grade II   
Achilles Spire   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Sport, Alpine, 13 pitches, 1000'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Thanks Paul for the photos and topo!

Achilles Spire 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c  North America : Canada : ... : Mount Hector and Mount Andr...
Thanks Paul for the Topo and the trip report! Rock and route: This is a fine route on dolomite rock up a striking spire. As an alpine rock route, there is still loose rock on ledges that could be knocked down onto a belayer. For the most part the rock is very sound. The route is entirely bolted. Most parties will complete the route in mountain boots perhaps putting on rock shoes for the crux pitch. The route is set up ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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