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Jul
26
2001
Bow Valley Rock
Posted in Canadian Rockies & Rock Climbing Tags: canmore  

Rock climbing around of Canmore, Alberta is the polar opposite of mountain climbing in the Canadian Rockies. The rock is generally solid, there is good protection - and the sport routes are bolted like gym climbs! A great way to pass a day, after being terrified out of your mind on some route in the mountains, is to hit the many sport areas around Canmore and clip bolts all day. Once you tire of bolt clipping head over to Yamnuska for long (5-6 pitch) routes that have decent protection and where you know you'll be off before dark! Below are photos from Grassi Lakes, Mt, Rundle and Yamnuska. For more information pick up Bow Valley Rock by Perry, Martin and Dougherty.



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  •  Climbers at Grassi Lakes
  •  Rockclimbing at Grassi Lakes
  •  Raptor
  •  Raptor
  •  Raptor
  •  Raptor
  •  Raptor
  •  Sheep at Grassi Lakes
  •  Hiking up to Yamnuska
  •  Yamnuska Locals
  •  Red Shirt Route
  •  Red Shirt Route
  •  Red Shirt Route
  •  Red Shirt Route
  •  Red Shirt Route
  •  Top of Yamnuska
  •  Yamnuska Star Trails
  •  Canadian Prairie Star Trails

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