Rock Climb Takakkaw Falls

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This was one of the most unique climbs I've done. Climbing next to the second highest waterfall in Western Canada then crawling through a 60m tunnel. 

  • Summit Elevation- 991 ft
  • Named after Bernie Schiesser and Sid Marty- Park warden at the time- Takakkaw is derived from a cree word meaning “It is wonderful”
  • 5.6- 12 pitches- Mixed

Park in the designated parking area for Takakkaw Falls in Yoho National Park, Follow a paved trail to the base of the waterfall then continue up the short scree approach to the left of the falls. Fairly easy fun climb.

Pack List

  • Harness
  • Climbing Shoes
  • Belay Device
  • Personal Anchor
  • Rope x 2
  • Helmet
  • Chalk + Chalk Bag
  • Extra Layers
  • Head lamp
  • Food
  • Water
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Activities:

Camping, Chillin, Rock Climbing

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Features:

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Forest
River
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildlife

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