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YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

Type:  Sport, 11 pitches, 1000'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
FA: FA: unknown, re-­equipped November 2011
Season: Late Spring to Early Fall
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Submitted By: Jordan Ramey on Jul 24, 2012

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A long slightly runout sport climb that was re-equipped in 2011 by some local guides. Generally good rock with great position high up above the Banff golf course and Bow River. The 5 minute approach makes this a popular route. Be wary of rockfall if another party is above as there are lots of loose scree ledges up high


Park at the climbers pullout lot along the Banff Golf Course road near the clubhouse. It's just at the base of the Mt. Rundle ridgeline. Walk uphill for 5 minutes to find the bolts on the big slab next to a large left-facing dihedral.


draws, all pitches are link-able.

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By Rodney Green
Aug 6, 2013

Great first multi-pitch climb for my 12-year old. There is a lot of 4th class, so approach shoes are adequate for the entire climb. The pitches are very short and we skipped quite a few anchors to make it five or six pitches instead of 11. BE WARY OF LOOSE ROCKS!
By Tom Gnyra
Sep 12, 2015

Was on it today. Great fun and enjoyable. The first half, however, is marred by occasional choss and 3rd/4th class moves.

HOWEVER, for the grade, the second half is worth doing.

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