Sport Climbs in the Canadian Rockies


Sport Climbs in the Canadian Rockies

With over 15,000 copies of previous editions sold internationally, this completely revised and updated new edition is now in full colour and destined to remain the bestselling guide to one of the world’s most stunning mountaineering hotspots.

Originally published in 1995, Sport Climbs in the Canadian Rockies continues to be the quintessential guidebook that both local and visiting climbers reach for when travelling to Western Canada. Featuring over 2,300 routes located throughout the Bow Valley, including climbs at Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise, Kananaskis Country and the Ghost River region, this new edition features eight new areas, 500 new routes, the latest updates, full-colour maps and photos and over 300 marked topos. All routes include difficulty classifications and are completely indexed, including first-ascent information.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Sport Climbs in the Canadian Rockies 1
Contents 6
Introduction 8
Key to Main Climbing Areas 15
Quaite Valley 18
Acephale 20
Heart Creek 30
McGillivray Slabs 62
Ha Ling Peak 65
Grassi Lakes 68
Old Goat Crag 88
Whiteman Crag 92
Kanga Crag and EEOR 95
Tunnel Mountain 105
Spray Slabs 121
Rundle Ridge 123
Raven Crag 125
Sunshine Rock 129
Brewster Crag 142
Bighorn Crag 144
Mount Bourgeau 146
Lake Louise 148
Paradise Wall 182
Grand Sentinel 183
Lost Lemon Crag 184
Silver City 187
Guides Rock 203
Cascadia 207
Coral Crag 209
Black Feather Canyon 217
Carrot Creek 228
The Stoneworks 251
Cougar Canyon 267
Echo Canyon 325
Bataan 349
Grotto Canyon 367
Steve Canyon 408
Kid Goat and Nanny Goat 413
The Ghost 431
Barrier Mountain 438
Mount Baldy Crag 448
Porcupine Creek 454
Wasootch Slabs 463
Cowbell Crag 483
Burstall Slabs 488
Moose Mountain (Canyon Creek) 492
Prairie Creek 504
Half Moon Crag 509
The White Buddha 510
Index 513