Twins Tower


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Summit Elevation (m): 
3,627
Summit Elevation (ft): 
11,900
Quick 'n Easy Rating: 
Class 5 : you fall, you are dead
Difficulty Notes: 

Columbia ice fields route includes severe crevasse issues and extremely steep snow slopes. Don't minimize these risks and learn how to manage them before attempting this trip.

Map

Trip Report

After summitting the highest mountain completely within Alberta and the third-highest in the whole Canadian Rockies at 12,238 feet high, we were ready to tackle one of the most exposed snow ridges and high altitude snow arete climbs in the Canadian Rockies - Twins Tower. 

 


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