Stanley Falls Senior & Chalkstoned

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Stanley Falls Senior climbs the fat right hand ice, Chalkstoned is the mixed line on the left.

Grade: III, W4 (Stanley); III W4, 5.8 (Chalkstoned)

Route Length: 45m and 55m

Approach: Park at a pullout beside a large open area just South/East of Beauty Creek Hostel along the Icefields Parkway. This is the same parking area as for Shades of Beauty. Hike along an old road then a trail leading up the valley beside Beauty Creek. After about 1 hour, Shades of Beauty will be up on your right, and these routes will be up the slope on your left. Hike up the slope to the climbs.

Route Description: Stanley Falls Senior is usually a nice fat pillar of ice that gets progressively harder as you climb higher. Chalkstoned has some fun thin ice & mixed climbing up to 5.8.

Descent: Rappel.

Gear: Screws for Stanley Falls Senior. Screws (including stubbies) and some rock gear for Chalkstoned.

Objective Hazards: The climbs are in the sun so rock & ice fall may be an issue at times.

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