Rundle is the most photographed mountain in the Canadian Rockies and it's easy to understand why. Mount Rundle, the prominent wedge-shaped peak immediately south of the town of Banff, is one of the most popular climbs in the Canadian Rockies. I’m not gonna give a rating or anything like that, but combing the initial technical moves, the looseness, and the fact you have to down-climb this, to say the least, it’s a climber’s scramble. Descending from Peak VI requires difficult down-climbing. Drive Products - Mount Rundle Scramble August 6th 2011 Scramblers AS, PM, SG, RD, WD Scrambling the East End of Rundle or EEOR is a popular scramble close to Canmore. working your way up and over a few short rock ledges always staying left of the Looking down from above this section. The last west of the canal. Park at the south end of Whiteman's Pond dam, the canal just above I tried three different lines and eventually made the commitment to the rightmost of them. Looking towards Peak VII, the main summit. The Goat Creek Trail got washed out at places, Back to the lovely, but very busy parking lot…. Make sure you click this photo to view a full sized. It was fine initially but once around a corner, the side-hilling became very tedious. We used a rope for a short bit around a chockstone in the final chimney but on return just scrambled down it. Unfortunately space The true summit (peak VII) is usually done as part of the Mount Rundle traverse (Alpine III, 5.5). However, most people "lie" by climbing… On the way back we did search quite thoroughly on both sides looking for easier terrain down both cruxes but couldn’t find any. Mount Rundle is a great shoulder season hike. The weather was gonna be gorgeous again on Sunday, and we were looking at a shorter ascent. We managed to stay on the ridge crest until the terrain forced us to descend towards skier’s right (east) side. We managed to down-climb into it, but failed to upclimb the other side. are crowded, wait for others to pass before continuing on. People often get off-route on their descent and then try descending through increasingly cliffy terrain - this has led to several fatal accidents over the years. Rock climbers have created numerous trail braids from topping out on several is limited at the summit and often crowded. Scramble ... Mount Fullerton Route Map. Mount Rundle is located across the road directly It wasn’t on my to-do list until last week when a (relatively) detailed recent condition update showed up, indicating the main summit of Rundle can be scrambled via a large drainage system that’s just to the left of the direct ridge line (from EEOR side). Down-climbing the last bit to leave the upper gully behind. Mt. Locate the trailhead directly across the road next to two power poles. ridge cliffs. Can you spot Mike ready to descent the terrain just above first crux?? ( Log Out /  Average round-trip time: 7 to 8 hours. Cross the road towards two power poles situated above the Now it was a hike down from this summit, up and over another bump before finally reaching the base of our objective, the main summit, Peak VII. Mount Rundle is one of the most popular scrambles in the area, and is relatively straightforward for experienced hikers. There’s at least 40 more minutes before sunrise time. The terrain got easier briefly but the 2nd crux would come soon. July 20, 2013 / 6 min minute read I've read that Mt. Mt. Traversing climber’s left to avoid the first imposing cliff band. While Mount Rundle is considered an easy scramble, all mountains pose hazards. The driest time of the summer and the best time to climb this route is July through to the first week in September. Easy scramble up one of the peaks surrounding Canmore. I think the bump between Peak VI and VII qualifies a separate peak (especially if considering Peak I and Peak II as separated), so the true summit should be Peak VIII, but oh well, I’ll just stick with my reference. This one is significantly higher than the previous summits and offered some wider views especially towards the main peak. I didn’t remember when we eventually clear the last rock band, but apparently it took us quite a while to get back to easy terrain. We patiently waited for about half an hour before the coldness forced us to start the traverse. During which we did get very good views. staying left of the exposed cliff edge. GPX DL. Summit: 2,949 metres (9,675 feet.) Rundle Peaks. One month ago, I ascended the true summit of Sulphur Mountain, hoping to see a scramble route up this main peak from its west slope, but I couldn’t. EEOR (pronounced “Eeyore”) is a short, but very steep slog up the eastern ridge of Mount Rundle, a huge mountain separating the 12km between the Town of Banff and Canmore.Mt. By now we’d already cleared the most difficult bits on our way up, but the terrain ahead was still difficult scrambling. Sawback Range . After clearing both cruxes our difficult scrambling hadn’t done yet. This one was another vertical wall, but only with water flowing down it… Thankfully the rocks here are limestone. We were tired but not exhausted. Mount Rundle is a long but pleasant, easy scramble. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Rundle’s close proximity to the townsite and the relatively easy route it offers to the top often make this the first “real” climb for many visitors. By the time we eventually dropped all the way to Goat Creek Trail, we were actually below our starting elevation. To beat the forecasted heat Mike and I started our day at about 3:30 am. The big drainage eventually brought up back to the summit ridge at just a few steps before the summit cairn. Mike ascending a difficult bit to break through one of the many minor cliff bands. Its short gain from Goats Creek trailhead and proximity to Canmore make it a popular objective. The terrain ahead didn’t look very scrambler friendly but since we had the information saying it being a scramble, we just kept marching up. Length of trip: 11 kilometres round-trip. What was waiting for us was, one rock band after another. There are Over a distance of 6.5 km you will gain almost 900 m in elevation. EEOR has many published routes of varying difficulty besides the common scramble. Rundle, the prominent wedge-shaped peak immediately south of the town of Banff, is one of the most popular climbs in the Canadian Rockies. Head up the Spray Lakes gravel road past the Nordic centre, approximately 5.8km's Keep Panorama from summit of East End of Rundle. Mount Rundle brought me to life, but as my first summit it nearly killed me. Although this is not the true summit of Mount Rundle (a 2958-metre peak about three kilometres to the southeast on the park boundary bears that distinction), the 2949-metre main peak is the most visible one from the town of Banff and consequently is a popular objective for hikers and climbers. You can see the long ridge of Sulphur Mountain. Super windy but amazing! Show more. There were multiple trails near the start that created a bit of confusion, but they eventually all merged together. Route Description for Mount Sparrowhawk Mount Sparrowhawk is a difficult hike or easy scramble to one of the highest summits in the immediate area. Once you reach the base of the summits cliff face, turn A fall on Saturday also claimed the life of a 30-year-old Calgary woman who was hiking on the east end of Mount Rundle near Canmore. There’s a chance that we didn’t find the easiest line up but unlikely. Like Mount Athabasca which I did a couple days ago, Mount Rundle is another mountain that I probably don’t need to introduce. However… 8 hour round trip done by many. The series of three lakes are situated west of Banff and are fed by the Bow River in the Canadian Rockies. On my previous EEOR’s ascent I picked the direct line through a minor cliff band, but this time we aimed towards climber’s right towards the ridge line and followed it up. The west end of this peak system with 18 summit points has a very striking slope that is often photographed from Vermilion lakes outside Banff, Alberta. I chose to scramble directly up over a difficult step, followed by balancing over a (somehow) exposed corner slab. Sawback Range. The easiest route is up the back slope. Mike down-climbing a difficult section near the summit of Peak VI, Finally we could focus on the last bit of this traverse. Change ), http://science.nationalgeographic.com/wallpaper/science/photos/carboniferous-period/mount-rundle/. Note that the peak numbers I’m using are based on Dow Williams‘ trip report. More like a perfect challenge. The views were fantastic from this lofty peak, and we took our time soaking in them, before committing to our descent. Mount Rundle is located across the road directly This route description is aimed at strong hikers and The East End of Mount Rundle is also commonly referred to as EEOR. Despite the fact it looked to be short, I knew exactly how far we had to descend since I’d done the west end. The trail begins across the Spray Lakes road from the Mount Sparrowhawk parking lot. Mount Rundle Summit Trail is a 9.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Banff, Alberta, Canada that features a river and is rated as difficult. This did save us both distance and elevation gain, but the terrain wasn’t very pleasant. It is often under-estimated, and there are tricky sections on this for new scramblers. At this point what we could do was just sucking it up and finishing it, and once we regained the ridge proper, we hiked up towards Peak V. There’re many interesting sub-peaks like this, Panorama view from near the summit of Peak V. The elevation loss between Peak V and VI was quite significant and frustrating but at least, it was mostly hiking. GPX DL. This 1,600m half-cliff, half-mountain ignited a lifelong passion for mountaineering in a girl from a flat land. I found a break and down-climbed it which involved quite a few long reaches on questionable rocks. Mike finding a break through one of the many short cliff bands on the upper part. Every person who has visited the Canadian Rockies should have a dozen photos of it. 1579 m ( 5,170 ft) to summit.Although this is classified as an easy, non-technical climb or scramble it is a steep and strenuous hike to the 8495 foot summit of Mt. Short raps would certainly simplify our business but since we didn’t bring a rope up, we would be down-climbing both walls. Following the ridge crest over a couple moderate hands-on moves, we quickly gained the top of Peak II, at about just a few minutes’ walk. located straight ahead of you. Looking up from just below the second crux. While Mount Rundle is considered an easy scramble, all mountains pose hazards. From this trail it was gonna be very difficult to locate the start of our descent drainage, so if you decide to go up this way, you will need a GPS waypoint. a few short narrow exposed sections located just below the summit. are outstanding. Rundle (true summit) scramble route. Post Summary: A step by step guide to Canada’s East End of Rundle Hike, outside of Canmore, Alberta. Mt. ( Log Out /  In August 2011, I went up the west end which is the “Mount Rundle” in Alan Kane’s scramble book. Rundle is certainly a “bucket-list hike.” Its form, shaped like a cresting wave, saturates social media adventure feeds. Ascend the slope keeping an eye out for falling The East End of Rundle hike is a popular day hike with Canmore and Banff locals. Trailhead: avoid the crowds. Mike just about to commit to the first crux move. A 30-year-old Calgary woman was killed Saturday while hiking on the East End of Mount Rundle near Canmore, Alta. Then it covers scree and rocks to the summit. Once we regained the main trail, it was hard to get lost. I had spent the entire summer rock climbing, and I didn't give any thought to scrambling mountains unroped. At many places we also had to down-climb one at a time since it was practically impossible not knocking down a ton of rocks to each other. http://science.nationalgeographic.com/wallpaper/science/photos/carboniferous-period/mount-rundle/, Hi, Jerry (Yaro) Skvaril and I did this route in Sept. 19, 1999 in 12 hours (7.5 hrs up), possibly being a bit luckier on route-finding. The terrain was very steep around here and one slip would send us entirely down this section. The scrambling section was short and we soon found ourselves slogging on scree towards Peak III. Description: The trees blocked most of our views but also blocked the sun. This route has a good approach trail and then gains low angle slabs and loose scree slopes to reach the summit. There was a brief snow line and I took advantage of it, but that’s it. August 28, 2011 2949m Banff, AB Note that this classic Banff scramble doesn't go to the true summit of Mount Rundle. This relatively easy scramble offers great views of the Bow Valley corridor and views further south along the canal. And one year later, I solo ascended the east end, which is also covered in Kane’s book. the Goat Creek day use area parking lot. Head up the Spray Lakes gravel road past the Nordic centre, approximately 5.8km's Panorama looking over Sulphur Mountain towards Massive and Sawback Ranges, Panorama of northwest side. Mt. We woke up that morning finally deciding to tackle Rundle, as the weather had been an issue before. ( Log Out /  But for some reasons we decided to side-hill on its west side to bypass it. Goat Creek day use area to locate the trail. Cross the road towards two power poles situated above the It’s also a classic scramble that normally sees a ton of people on a summer day. Scramble. Terrain gets easier once through the second crux. Click to view large size. Kris Thorsteinsson This scenic scramble has stunning views of the surrounding peaks from the summit. At a reasonable pace, we gained elevation quickly. There is the option to bypass the crux but considerable more effort is required as you have to descend and then slog up loose rock, but there is zero exposure. This brochure provides detailed route information and important safety tips, and helps develop skills that can also be used on other climbs in the Rockies. Mike on the typical typical terrain. November 6, 2020. At the EEOR near Canmore there is a well-known scramble, the Goat Creek hiking trail, with its starting point at parking trailhead, which starts at the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail just south of the Canmore Reservoir above Grassi Lakes. Click to view large size. The last short section to the summit is exposed and falling rock from hikers above can be a hazard. None of them was probamatic but there were just simply too many of them, and each of them would require difficult moves on very loose rocks and thus, mental concentration. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. The Mount Baldy scramble is an easy scramble with a moderate crux. We would do the exact as suggested, that was, going up EEOR, traversing over 6 bumps to the main peak, and descending the main drainage to Goat Creek Trail and following it back to our car. http://www.dogsonpeaks.com. The descending down the main peak was simply retracing our steps, but like I mentioned earlier, it required extreme caution on scree covered down-sloping terrain. This one is as technically challenging as the 1st crux, but the rocks were not as loose. Following the big drainage down wasn’t easy on our knees as it was mostly rubble. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from June until October. An approx. By now the sun had already hit us, and we were very glad to have the most significant elevation gain knocked off in dark, as we knew it was gonna be a hot day. On clear days you can even make out Mount Assiniboine in the distance. If the ledges Benjamin Mercier reviewed Mount Rundle Summit Trail. Eventually after 13 hours we made back. Steep trails, rock scrambles, and high winds – sounds like a perfect hike, right? Once you pass tree line you'll arrive at a large ascending meadow The true summit, marginally higher than this west peak, lies further south/east, is a technical climb that's usually done as part of Mount Rundle Canmore to Banff traverse. Rundle is one of the most popular scrambles near Banff. This was a bit out of my league given my limited experience on technical terrain. Summit Panorama. Hiking Rocky Scramble. EEOR is an easy scramble, the traverse involves some difficult and exposed downclimbing, and the main summit is a challenging climber's scramble / free-solo that shouldn't be underestimated. Mt Rundle is the best peak scramble in the Banff area and offers great views of Banff, Canmore and Kananaskis Country. He took a slightly different line than mine. Rundle. The trail starts at Bow and runs by a golf course before gently climbing through the forest. The first difficulty would be between Peak II and III, where we had to do some exposed moves on the ridge proper. right and follow the rock ledges for another 50ms or so to the summit. Both ends are classics, but none of them is the true summit of this mountain. Panorama view from Peak III. climbing routes that are located on the east cliff face of Mount Rundle. The EEOR summit is 2,545m (8,350 ft) in elevation and is an easy scramble with 875m (2,870 ft) of elevation gain. This worked very well and we soon made to the drainage and started following it up. Good thing we didn’t need to climb up it. Keep an eye out for It had eluded me for many years. The scrambly part could be bypassed by staying left (west) of the entire summit castle. ( Log Out /  Read farther in the Parks Canada route description and you’ll see that they attempt to convey the seriousness of this hike/scramble. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Rundle is one of the most recognizable mountains in Banff. Description: East End Of Rundle is considered a scramble, classified as a class 3-4. from Canmore. No mistake allowed here. I do recommend this scramble because of the fun ridge scrambling but don’t recommend walking the whole way and I also wouldn’t do it on a really hot day, that valley would be scorching hot and would get old fast. Cross the road towards two power poles situated above the Goat Creek day use area to locate the trail. Although I had done the Mount Lougheed Traverse (a more majestic alpine rock outing in my opinion), the Mount Rundle traverse had escaped my focus all these years. Rundle Peaks . The Mount Rundle Traverse: an unpublished and often gossiped about objective, but who has really done it? And, there’re still many, many rock bands like this to block our way out. Climbing to the summit of Mt. Rundle. You'll appreciate an early start to a hazard. NTS Map: 082O04Summit: 2540mElevation Gain: 993 m (3,255 ft) to cliff band on first peak. Overall the scrambling went well until the first technical crux of our ascent, a short vertical cliff band that had no obvious break to go up. 9838′ However, we didn’t need to backtrack since there was a very loose gully on skier’s left side and once we descended it we found easier terrain on the left side and gained the summit of Peak V quickly. It was the first mountain I scrambled up. Click to view large size. located below the talus slopes leading to the summit. One of our goals during this trip was to s What we did find was two rap stations just above both cruxes. Rundle’s close proximity to the town site and the relatively easy route it offers to the top often make this the first “real” climb for many visitors. Rundle (true summit) scramble route. After a short dip we were looking at the even longer slog to Peak IV, where a weather station tower was built on its top. At one place Mike bailed the ridge line towards right (east) side and found easier terrain. from Canmore. Ha Ling Peak (Chinaman's peak) being 183 meters shorter does not offer this opportunity. Scrambling up towards more cliffy terrain. Eventually we would traverse all the way to the drainage, but we started gaining elevation as soon as we could find a break through the short cliff bands, one after another. And once committing to this move, we would immediately face loose scree covered ledges. The rock on this main peak was also very loose, and combing with the terrain it really reminded me Portal Peak which I did one week ago. Only a rusted kipper snack tin on top as a register container. Views from the summit west of the canal. Rundle is a strenuous hike with substantial elevation gain and some route hazards. I did it with my dad so we did it in 4h but if you're fast hiker it's 2h30 can be good perhaps even 2h we did October 5th. If you’ve been looking for a rewarding journey in the Canadian Rockies, look no further than the East End of Rundle Hike. George Palmer reviewed Heart Mountain Horseshoe Trail. This well marked, fun hike that has a bit of everything, from easy forest walking, to steep slabs, minor hands on scrambling, and a scree slope to the summit. Loose rubble on down-sloping ledges. rock from hikers above. Vermilion Lakes reflect the iconic Mount Rundle that looms over the town of Banff. We aimed for the least steep area and even so, it was still very awkward. Elevation gain of the climb: 1,577 metres (5,175 feet.) Steep slabs. WM used his cellphone to call for help. After climbing a series of switchback and crossing a major gully, the trail ascends the Dragon's Back almost directly below the summit. And once through the 1st crux and the loose and steep terrain just above the 1st crux, we hadn’t done the difficulties yet. Mt Rundle is not a good place for a first scramble. Mount Assiniboine is peeking out on the SW horizon and you'll be looking down at Ha Ling peak. Mount Rundle is an icon of Banff National Park and dominates the sky over both Banff and Canmore. There was a short bit of hands-on scrambling but very brief, and we soon found ourselves on the top (EEOR, Peak I). Trail Map (PDF) Mt. I took more photos on the way back. Mount Rundle is located across the road directly west of the canal. Mike on a difficult step between Peak II and III. Photographers seek out the lakes during golden hour as they provide a sublime landscape and opportunity to spot wildlife close to town. East End of Rundle Route (EEOR) Scramble Map On September 6, WM was hiking near Banff and headed up the side of Mount Rundle. Descending from the summit of Peak VI was the first technically challenging bit of our day. This is also the beginning of the Mount Rundle Traverse, a demanding trek to mount all of Rundle's peaks from Goat Creek parking lot to the Banff Springs Hotel. 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