Mountains bordering the west end of Upper Kananask...
Kananaskis encompasses an area east and south of Canmore. Average driving time from Calgary is about 1.5 hours.
A variety of long alpine or semi-alpine climbs of classic quality exist in K-country along with sport climbing areas (Wasootch, Barrier Bluffs, etc...) and popular ice climbing (Evan Thomas Creek). Although Yamnuska and Kid Goat are also technically in Kananaskis, they are listed separately under Bow Valley right now. When most people say Kananaskis, they are usually referring to heading south from the trans Canada highway.
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Drive the Trans Canada from either direction and head south
Weather station 9.4 miles from here
15 Total Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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WI8 A5+ X North America
: ... : Spray Mountains (Ice)
Crux is serious, really prepare yourself mentally for this one. I climbed it in Five Ten approach shoes and as this was the chosen style during the first ascent, I would appreciate if crampons were not used on this route. I also free soloed the first ascent without preview on rappel, but if you need to rope up, it will probably go in about 6 pitches....[more] Browse More Classics in International
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