Polar Circus, V, WI 5

1st Pitch- 50m (photo)/ Represents a classic WI 4 pitch with easy climbing at the start and then the pitch steepens for an aesthetic ride only to lay off again as you reach a rock band hole you must mantle up and over. This rock does not provide a whole lot for holds, just rub those freshly sharpened crampons on some rock. Once through the hole, look for chains to the upper right.
Polar Circus, V, WI 5, Icefield Parkway, Banff National Park, March 1, 2007

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