Aberdeen Glacier

Aberdeen Glacier

Traverse the lower southern slopes of Fairview and descend ever so slightly (losing several hundred feet) into the Aberdeen Glacier drainage below Sheol Mountain. Follow the drainage for a short distance and start up steep moraine to your left. There is little evidence of a trail here and many make the mistake of following the drainage to the ice which is a longer approach. The steep moraine allows you to traverse to a good starting point on the tongue of the glacier at the lower left hand side.
Ascent of the Aberdeen Glacier, Banff National Park, Canadian Rockies, July, 2007
Dow Williams
on Jul 16, 2007 4:23 pm
Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing
Image ID: 312744

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