Takakkaw Falls Area Rock Climbing
After climbing Takakkaw Falls (normal route).
At 1260', Takakkaw Falls is the 2nd highest waterfall in western Canada.
If traveling from the East (i.e. Calgary, Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise) take the Trans Canada highway 22 km past the Lake Louise exit and take a right turn onto Yoho Valley Road. Follow the signs to Takakkaw Falls.
This road is closed in the winter, but can be skied all the way to the parking area to climb Takakkaw Falls proper as an ice climb in the winter.
Climbing Season For the British Columbia area.
Weather station 5.0 miles from here
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Classic Climbing Routes in Takakkaw Falls Area
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Featured Route For Takakkaw Falls Area
Takakkaw Falls 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
PG13 North America
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Length: 410m, 12 pitches Sun Exposure: receives lots of sunTime: 4 - 6 hours to climb the routeApproach: 30 - 45 minutesDescent: 2 hours car-to-car: 7 - 10 hours Difficulty: 5.7Rack: Cams: 0.5" to 2" (purple to yellow camalots), slings / drawsAn absolutely amazing climb for the position (climbs next to a gigantic waterfall), rock quality (stellar except the shale pitch), variety of climbing (face, chimney, steep, slab, etc...), and caving! ...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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