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Takakkaw Falls Area 


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Elevation: 5,000'
Lat, Long: 51.4497, -116.4379 Map Incorrect?
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Administrators: Peter Spindloe, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Jordan Ramey on Sep 16, 2011
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Description 

At 1260', Takakkaw Falls is the 2nd highest waterfall in western Canada.


Getting There 

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.


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Takakkaw Falls Area:
Takakkaw Falls   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b PG13     Trad, 12 pitches, 1260'   
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Photo topo - Ramey 2011 <br />Belay 3 is approximate since there are multiple stations, 3a and 4a are omitted for clarity. From station 2, just simul to 4a or 4 or scramble to the end of the rope and find the closest station as there are several to choose from.

Takakkaw Falls 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b PG13  North America : Canada : ... : Takakkaw Falls Area
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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