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Mount Hector

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Mount Hector  


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Elevation: 3,394'
Location: 51.5746, -116.2601 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Taylor-B. on Dec 5, 2010
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Description 

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



Weather station 10.0 miles from here

1 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mount Hector:
North Glacier Route   Mod. Snow     Snow, Alpine, Grade II   
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Featured Route For Mount Hector
Mount Hector from the toe of the glacier.

North Glacier Route Mod. Snow  North America : Canada : ... : Mount Hector
The crux of this route may be the approach to the glacier. This area is very avi prone. Once at the toe of the glacier rope up and ascend up the low angle glacier. A short ice/snow headwall 40 degrees is encountered befor reaching a Col. From the Col scramble 3rd class rock for a few hundred feet to the summit. Rip the skins for a great ski run or slog it back to the road, 4-8hrs roundtrip....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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