Nigel Peak Climber's Log

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theAxeman - Jan 3, 2010 10:31 am Date Climbed: May 5, 2000

Scramble Route  Sucess!

Topped out once on a beautiful summer day, the horizon marred only by forest fire smoke. Sensory overload on top, as they say.

Had a winter epic on the long ridge one day, surprised I made it down. There is such a thing as divine providence, I have no other explanation. Formerly posted this log as Climbwild.


spotly - Jul 20, 2007 3:45 pm Date Climbed: May 28, 2005

Fun Scarmble

Climbed with Eric P. Made the ridge but had to turn back due to time contraints (Athabasca awaited!). What a blast coming back down the looooong scree slope.


climbwild - Apr 15, 2006 6:45 pm

Done 'er twice....

summer and winter. For an epic spring trip report, done in a winter storm - Nigel Peak Epic.

To see a route page - Nigel Peak Northeast Ridge.

To see a comprehensive study of this peak see Nigel Peak, on my personal website,

Dow Williams

Dow Williams - May 7, 2005 1:44 pm

Route Climbed: Scramble Date Climbed: August, 2003  Sucess!

Easy accessed scramble in the summer which will give a great scouting report on Athabasca, just about the most popular Alpine Climb in the Canadian Rockies due to accessibility. In fact I did Nigel a week or two before Althabasca for this reason.

I added a trip report, much drier than climbwilds trip giving you two perspectives. There is a dying glacier on the backside, which kind of catches you by surprise, as it is so dry on the Southwest side. Also added my website link for more photos of the dry scramble. Cheers!

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