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Lake Louise Falls - WI4

Average Rating = 4.62/5 Average Rating : 4.62 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty WI4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.62/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 4.38/5
  Fun Factor 4.75/5

Description:

"My apologies to Zoob for the edit. This is for sure a WI4"- stickit .Great example of WI 3. 3 pitches, 3rd being the crux ( a large pillar or two). Very fun, great views and nice approach.

Submitted by: stickit on 2006-03-20
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Route ID: 51361

15 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty WI5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Steve704 on 2015-01-13 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Best climb of the trip

After my partners swapped the first two easier pitches, I drew the pillar, we elected to try the left hand one, but the right could have gone at a bit harder grade. The traverse from the cave to the pillar was sketch, and involved a heavy cold shower. With slightly overhanging chandelier ice on the pillar, it was definitely the hardest WI4 I've been on personally, and I would call it WI5 in these conditions. Not a good route for more than one party at a time.

Added: 2015-02-23

Ratings
  Difficulty WI3
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: satch on 2015-02-10 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Great route and great otter slide

Crowded but beautiful. Just climbed to the cave. Hope to do it all next time.

Added: 2015-02-11

Ratings
  Difficulty WI4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: Colinhoglund on 2012-01-07 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Fun day.

Best part of the day was the otter slide on the way out! (kidding)

Added: 2012-01-23

Ratings
  Difficulty WI5
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: wildlyesoteric on 2008-03-04 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Tough out of the cave

Easy climbing below, but at 5-10 degrees overhanging, with sketchy traversing out of the cave, this was climbed as a passable grade 5

Added: 2008-03-19

Ratings
  Difficulty WI4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: rhyang on 2007-03-16 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Swapped leads

Climbed in two pitches with a 60m rope. I led the first pitch to about WI3. My partner Steve led the second pitch to about WI4+. The ice was good, though picked out on the pillar - lots of hooking :)

Added: 2007-03-25

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