Eisenhower Tower - Castle Mountain Banff Park

Eisenhower Tower on Castle Mountain, Banff
June 15, 2013
Note climbers at base of tower just finishing their rap.

Took about 3 hours to base and about 2.5 to climb the tower.


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Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Ejnar Fjerdingstad - Jun 19, 2013 10:15 am - Voted 10/10

A very

impressive tower - might be in the Dolomites, except that it looks like a different type of rock!

Bill Kerr

Bill Kerr - Jun 19, 2013 11:24 am - Hasn't voted

Re: A very

Yes Ejnar - very similar to the Dolomites - this rock is a hard Cambrian limestone that has been pushed up over younger rock by a long fault. Good climbing - mostly 5.4 with the odd move up to 5.6

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