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Valley of the Ten Peaks

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Valley of the Ten Peaks Rock Climbing 


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Description 

A "Rim" of Mountains surrounding Moraine Lake. These ten peaks are just south of Lake Louise with the great Mount Temple guarding the gate into this magnificent area.

Getting There 

Drive up the hill west of the trans-Canadian highway towards the Chateau, turn south to gain the seasonal road towards Moraine lake. There is a large parking lot, a hotel and of course, a gift shop.

Climbing Season

For the Banff National Park area.

Weather station 7.6 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Valley of the Ten Peaks

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Valley of the Ten Peaks:
Centre Ice Bulge Direct   WI3     Ice, Alpine, 5 pitches, 1000'   Mount Fay
East Ridge   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     Alpine, 10 pitches, 5000'   Mt. Temple
McKay Route   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 1215'   Tower of Babel
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Rock Climbing Photo: Janelle beginning up The Big Step with the Valley ...

East Ridge 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13  North America : Canada : ... : Mt. Temple
Of the somewhat debatable selection of Canadian Rockies routes immortalized in Steck & Roper's "Fifty Classic Climbs of North America", the East Ridge of Temple is likely the best. Achieving the ideal mix between difficulty and safety, the route offers a mellow approach, consistently excellent & sustained climbing, magnificent views, relatively bomber rock and a carefree descent. While the length and intricacy of the ridge and ensuing traverse of the peak ensure a long day, thankfully most of ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Tower of Babel on a clear July day
The Tower of Babel on a clear July day
Rock Climbing Photo: The Tower of Babel
The Tower of Babel

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