Cascade Falls, III, WI 3 Climber's Log

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hunterslee

hunterslee - Feb 15, 2016 7:28 pm Date Climbed: Dec 27, 2015

Fun Climb  Sucess!

Busy route...quick access and moderate climbing make this one popular. Had good conditions when we climbed- a couple of pitches of grade 3 with some grade two in the mix.

Jade

Jade - Nov 7, 2013 7:52 pm

The Intro to Banff  Sucess!

Climbed Cascade Waterfall in 1992 and 1997. As others have noted, it is better to be ahead of the pack on this one, go early, take a thermos of hot chocolate, enjoy the climb and the view.

klwagar

klwagar - Feb 12, 2013 11:14 am Date Climbed: Feb 10, 2013

beautiful climb

The upper last pitches of the icefall were in poor shape and a large piece had fallen down. Up to there it is easy cruising and a beautiful place

attimount

attimount - Apr 3, 2012 12:31 am Date Climbed: Feb 26, 2012

Second time  Sucess!

One of the best day this past winter, beautiful weather and the ice was good too.

Vinny

Vinny - May 27, 2010 4:02 pm

fun time w Ade

disconcerting was the running water behind sections of the falls. incredible route- watch avy danger of course.

theAxeman

theAxeman - Jan 3, 2010 10:42 am Date Climbed: Jan 1, 2000

The falls  Sucess!

Beautiful plastic ice on a sunny -30 degree day. Soloed the first half, roped up and finished the route. Some nice vertical here and nice raps down. A couple of idiots on the route, hard to avoid on a strip of ice ten feet wide.

attimount

attimount - Dec 10, 2009 1:39 am Date Climbed: Jan 25, 2009

Realy nice...  Sucess!

...just too busy.

Stickit

Stickit - May 9, 2008 12:11 pm Date Climbed: Feb 10, 2007

Classic  Sucess!

Blue bird day, plastic ice, great views. Good day for the soul.

esugi

esugi - Feb 24, 2008 10:41 pm Date Climbed: Feb 18, 2008

Evening outing  Sucess!

Since we decided to fly out of Calgary the following morning instead, we had some time to kill. Quick ascent of Cascade is just what we were looking for. We decided to wait until the sun was no longer hitting the route due to Avi concerns above.

At 5:30pm, Dane and I headed up. We roped up for the last 3 pitches. Got up in 3 hours and immediately headed down, eventually making it to the at 10pm.

If you haven't climbed Cascade at night, go do it. It's really fun and you get a very different perspective.

MtnMagic

MtnMagic - Oct 20, 2007 12:34 am

Wow  Sucess!

That was a fun climb while basking in the sun! Close to the road, confortable temps, easy descent, a beer and the Banff Mountain Film festival to top off the day. Life is good!

pvalchev

pvalchev - Feb 15, 2006 6:22 am Date Climbed: Feb 9, 2006

Peter Valchev  Sucess!

Nice classic. Now we have to do it on a full moon!

Dow Williams

Dow Williams - Feb 14, 2006 5:11 pm Date Climbed: Feb 9, 2006

Dow Williams  Sucess!

Great day out with Peter. We soloed up to the last four pitches which were in stellar condition. Had the route to ourselves. I don't recommend climbing below anyone, as some people do on this route.

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