Silk Tassle

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Silk Tassle ice climb near Field, BC.
Silk Tassle, easily visible from the highway.

Grade: III, W4

Route Length: 60m

Approach: Park in the lot where the Yoho Valley (Takkakaw Falls) Road is closed. The route is visible just up and left from here. Hike up the open slopes to the route.

Route Description: Climb the nice curtain of ice in 1 long or 2 shorter pitches. Another climb sometimes forms just to the right and is known as Bubble Wrap Blues (W4+)

Descent: Rappel.

Gear: Screws.

Objective Hazards: Lots of avalanche hazard from above as well as on the approach slopes.

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