Mount Niblock Climber's Log

Viewing: 1-14 of 14

boisedoc - Aug 31, 2015 11:14 pm Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2015

lots of scree  Sucess!

quite a crowd at the lake but no one climbing. Smoke obscured some distant views but the views of Mt Victoria and Lefroy etc were pretty amazing. The route through the cliff bands was interesting as was the ridge. There was fresh snow on Mt Whyte so we didn't even try for that.

runbum - Apr 18, 2013 12:49 pm

Do i need climbing gear?

So I have unfinished business with Niblock and whyte! I have gone from parking lot up past the tea house and even summited Piran 2 or 3 times. Eveytime I get up there a storm rolls in and I turn back.
I am a crazy ultra runner. It always looks like it would be easy to scramble up that pass between whyte and niblock.

Do i need climbing gear? I mean do I have to get on all 4s and literally climb or is it just a B$%#$H?

I need to start this in the AM. It takes about 25-30 minutes or so to get to the tea house. I think it took me a hour to get to the top of Piran. I would love to go do all 3 in a day and then have a nice drink/food at the tea house.

I have done A LOT of scrambles and sketchy stuff around Spray Lakes. THANK YOU!
Run Bum

Old School WB

Old School WB - Jan 30, 2012 3:10 pm Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2002

good day out  Sucess!

Fun day out with M.T.S, just got back to the car, when a huge thunderstorm hit, good timing.

Infected Mushroom

Infected Mushroom - Sep 18, 2011 10:20 pm

Good first scramble in the rockies  Sucess!

Good intro to choss 101 and epic views of the area.

Mr. Clam

Mr. Clam - Sep 12, 2009 2:58 am Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2009

scramble  Sucess!

a fun scramble with a super short approach. The traverse to whyte looked pretty nasty, maybe next time.


cp0915 - Aug 2, 2009 12:43 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2009

Standard  Sucess!

A slog with a tiny bit of fun stuff at the end.

Steve Larson

Steve Larson - Jul 31, 2009 11:12 pm Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2009

Normal Route  Sucess!

With no snow on the approach slopes, this was a tedious slog up to the Whyte-Niblock col. The scramble up to the summit was short but fun. The incredible views from the col on up made the junk down lower seem worth it.


jimegan - Feb 9, 2008 8:04 pm Date Climbed: Oct 5, 1993

Mount Niblock  Sucess!

Solo climb from the Chateau Lake Louise with an exciting trip over to bag Mt Whyte which had some tough pitches and route finding

MattGreene - Dec 1, 2007 6:25 pm

Escape  Sucess!

A fun escape from the crowds of Lake Louise. I climbed Niblock, traversed to Whyte, then took a tough descent towards the Plain of Six Glaciers.

J Fox

J Fox - Nov 1, 2007 7:08 am Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2003

Normal Route: Turned back by lightning

My wife and I attempted to climb this on our honeymoon. We got turned back at the col between Niblock and Whyte do to a thunderstorm.


MtnMagic - Oct 27, 2007 12:05 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 1999

scramble  Sucess!

Interesting scramble, especially the final ridge. Great views.


MtnMagic - Oct 27, 2007 12:04 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 1999

scramble  Sucess!

Interesting scramble, especially the final ridge. Great views.


whaynal - Aug 14, 2007 5:10 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2007

Normal Route  Sucess!

No snow on the route, just lots of scree. Very nice views. Started to drizzle near the summit--I wasn't looking forward to slippery rocks on the way down, but it turned out ok.

Linda Breton

Linda Breton - Oct 11, 2006 3:20 pm Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2006

Niblock-Whyte Traverse  Sucess!

Climbed in terrible weather conditions, snowstorms and lightning. The scrambling terrain seemed pretty interesting on Niblock, not what I was expecting. The views were good, of what we could see through the clouds.

Viewing: 1-14 of 14
Return to 'Mount Niblock' main page