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Mt. Rundle Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 9,675'
Location: 51.12423, -115.47034 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Tom Gnyra, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Colin Simon on Mar 30, 2011
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This is around the middle of P2 in PHAT conditions...


Mt. Rundle looms right over the town of Banff from the south. It has the super-classic moderate, Professor Falls and the infamous Trophy Wall.

Getting There 

Drive south out of Banff to the Banff Springs Hotel Golf Course. This road may be closed in winter, forcing an extra 3-5 km of walking.

If you're there for ice, you should be able to clearly see your flow. A trail to the upper trophy wall may not be beaten. Your best bet may be to get the out-of-print Waterfall Ice Climbs book by Joe Josephson.

Make sure to read the road signs. "Spray Ave" is pretty entertaining.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.4 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Mt. Rundle

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mt. Rundle:
The Professor Falls   WI4     Ice, 6 pitches, 900'   Professor Falls Area
Rundlehorn   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Sport, 11 pitches, 1000'   Rundlehorn Area
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Featured Route For Mt. Rundle
Rock Climbing Photo: The Trophy Wall, early March 2012.  Troubled Dream...

Troubled Dreams (ice) WI6  North America : Canada : ... : The Trophy Wall
An excellent route in a spectacular setting! As with any ice route, conditions are widely variable from year to year, but it seems that Troubled Dreams, originally a mixed route, has been coming regularly over the past few years. Difficult to say where the crux will be. It could be pulling through the small roof on the first pitch or past the overhang at the start of pitch two. Mostly the route is just steep and continuous. Scramble up to the base of the WI3 approach ice to a one-bolt belay,...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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