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Mather's Day Buttress ; Cascade Mountain - 5.6

Average Rating = 2.50/5 Average Rating : 2.50 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.50/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5

Description:

One of the buttress of Cascade Mountain, landmark of Banff downtown

Descent Options:

Walk off from Cascade waterfall

Submitted by: Happywhale52 on 2007-08-27
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Route ID: 88051

2 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: time2clmb on 2008-05-15 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars meh

To descend walk up to the top of the buttress and pick up the trail that heads down into the drainage. The guide book says to go up a little bit to pick up the trail. The ground was snow covered and we ended up going too high and had a really shitty bushwack. You shouldn't need to go very high at all. Managed to pick up the trail again after a bit. Anyhow, the trail heads down into the drainage on top of Cascade falls. The trail resumes just shorty above the top of the falls, should be easy too see. Follow the well beaten path down without problems. Pretty straight forward.

The climb itself sucks but the views are fantastic.

Added: 2008-05-15

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: Happywhale52 on 2007-04-30 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Multipitch Mother's Day Buttress

My first Multipitch experience. 9 pitch to the top, and rappel through moonlight...

Added: 2007-08-27