The Eagle

  • Description

    The hardest ice route in the Valley of the Birds (VOTB) and a very worthwhile climb
    when it’s in. VOTB is a great canyon to explore and tic off a bunch of fun climbs.

  • Grade

    WI5
  • ATES

    1
  • Aspect

    S
  • Length

    35m

  • Directions

    The Ghost (Don Getty Wildland Prov. Park). Drive into the north ghost to the VOTB drainage, shortly after marker 39. The north ghost tends to have more challenging access than the south ghost (2’ish hr drive from Canmore). Water x-ings (ie. ice shelves) and snow drifts are typical challenges.
  • Approach

    Cross the creek and head up the short WI2 step to access the VOTB canyon.
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