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Grotto Canyon (Ice climbing routes)

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Grotto Canyon (Ice climbing routes)  


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Elevation: 4,500'
Location: 51.0762, -115.1472 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: thomasg, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jordan Ramey on Apr 23, 2011
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Description 

Mostly shaded area (it's a canyon). This area can be exceptionally crowded, especially on weekends, due to it's close proximity to Canmore and Calgary. The ice climbing is excellent quality if it hasn't been beat into utter submission.

The classics of the area include:
His (WI4)
Hers (WI4)
Grotto Falls (WI3)

Getting There 

From Calgary:
Head west on the Trans Canadian Highway to Canmore. Take exit 114 towards Exshaw just after entering the mountains. This is AB-1X. Turn left onto Alberta 1, towards Exshaw. Park in the Grotto Canyon parking area on the right at the signs. There is plenty of parking and an outhouse. If you hit Exshaw, you went a few km to far. Follow the designated trail west out of the parking area. Turn right into the canyon and walk up the creek.

Climbing Season

For the Bow Valley area.

Weather station 7.3 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',0],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Grotto Canyon (Ice climbing routes):
Grotto Falls   WI3     Ice, 2 pitches, 200'   
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