Louise Falls

One of the best known ice climbs in the Canadian Rockies, and rightly so!  Four fun pitches of climbing above spectacular Lake Louise.  The crux pitch can range from the low end of WI4 up to hard WI5 depending on the conditions and the line chosen. 

Climbing into the crux ice pitch on Louise Falls

Location: Lake Louise, Alberta in Banff National Park.

Difficulty: WI4-5

Length: 110m

Logistics: Lake Louise, Banff, Golden, or Canmore are all good places to base from.  Up to two guests can join for a guided ascent of Louise Falls.

Climbing the steep ice pillar on Louise Falls, Alberta
Finishing the first pitch on a guided ascent of Louise Falls

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Climbing the first pitch of Lake Louise Falls ice climb