North face

Page Type
Route
Location:
British Columbia, Canada, North America
Route Type:
Mostly a scramble
Time Required:
Most of a day
Difficulty:
5.5

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North face
Created On: May 30, 2001
Last Edited On: May 30, 2001

Approach


From the R.C. Hut cross the glacier towards the col between Mt. Assiniboine and MT. Strom. Go aground to the prominent couloir at the middle of the base of the North face. Climb the couloir or the rocks to the left (safer). then continue up through the red and grey bands mentioned in the North Ridge route to the summit. 5.5. Decend the North Ridge route. You can rapple the red and grey bands but also downclimb as well. Note watch for groups below. 4-7 hours round trip.

Route Description


Mostly a scramble with the short sections of red and grey bands offering some climbing. Staightforward in dry conditions less so in snow.

Essential Gear


Warm wind and water proof gear. Good boots, ice axe, rope for rappels. Helmut for the rocks. Warm hat and gloves. Sun glasses and sun protection.

Miscellaneous Info


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