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Mount Wilson  

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Mount Wilson dominates the landscape just north of the Saskatchewan River crossing, where the Parkway intersects with the David Thompson Highway. It is home to dozens of fine ice and mixed routes.

Getting There 

Travel north from Banff on the Trans-Canada highway to the Icefields Parkway turnoff, just north of Lake Louise. Continue north on the Parkway to the intersection with the David Thompson Highway. In good driving conditions, you'll need about 1.5 hours of travel time.

Climbing Season

Weather station 18.8 miles from here

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Dancing With Chaos

Dancing With Chaos WI6  North America : Canada : ... : Mount Wilson
A fun pitch of WI4 leads to a good belay ledge on the right, at the base of the first steep pillar. The second pitch climbs through several vertical sections of mostly good ice, but it can be hollow at times. After about 40 meters, the difficulty eases off, but the ice gets thinner at the top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Southwest side of Mount Wilson, with Dancing With ...
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Western slopes of Mt. Wilson.
Western slopes of Mt. Wilson.
Mount Wilson from Jasper Highway. Shooting Star ic...
Mount Wilson from Jasper Highway. Shooting Star ic...

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