Wasootch Tower

The ascent of the North Ridge Direct on Wasootch Tower is a fun day of multipitch climbing leading to the summit of this unique peak.  With some moderate scrambling, eight pitches of rock climbing, two rappels and a scenic walk down, this climb makes for a great outing in Kananaskis Country! 

Wasootch Tower, Kananaskis

Location: Kananaskis Highway #40.  30 minute drive from Canmore or just over an hour from Calgary.

Difficulty: 5.6

Length: 300m

Logistics: Up to 2 guests can join for an ascent of Wasootch Tower.  Late May through September is the best time to plan an ascent.  Some previous rock climbing experience required.

Climber on the North Ridge of Wasootch Tower
Whitebark rock climb on Wasootch Peak above Wasootch Tower

Other Nearby Routes

Rappelling off Wasootch Tower above Wasootch Creek, Kananaskis