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Dates and Prices

Cost: $575 CDN

Includes guides, Lake Louise accommodation and use of specialized climbing gear.

Not included: Meals, Canmore accommodation, transportation, gratuities & taxes.

Departures can be set up on a private basis for individuals, families, or groups.  We can organize a private departure and leave the trip open for more people to join. Please contact us if you would like to arrange your own departure and we will be happy to provide you with a quote based on your group's size and trip options.

Trip Cancellation Insurance is available through the Simpson Group.

More climbing: Yamnuska guides and instructors are also available for private climbing in the Rockies and elsewhere before and after the program.

Is it for you?

This is a challenging objective and guests should have prior intermediate mountaineering experience and a high level of fitness. You can expect to be out for a 12- 15 hour day.

Mount Victoria

The classic North Summit of Mt. Victoria, as seen from Lake Louise, is likely the most photographed peak in the world! The route involves glacier travel, steep snow and ice and some easy rock climbing to reach the summit. Though less frequently climbed and lower than the South Summit, the North Summit offers superb views, especially at sunrise, of Mounts Lefroy, Temple and Huber.  Ice fall from the hanging East Face glacier can sporadically be heard tumbling to the gorge below and reveals the power and grandeur of the Canadian Rockies from our safe vantage high above.  Join us this August for an unforgettable adventure and the experience of climbing one of Canada's most memorable 11'000er peaks.

Program Agenda

Day 1:  We will meet all guests at the Canadian Alpine Center (Lake Louise Hostel) at 7pm MST on the first night of the trip. The guide will go over the next day's objectives and do a gear check before we hit the sack for a few hours of sleep. 

Day 2:  This summit requires a very early pre dawn start and we will be aiming to leave the hostel between 3-4am the next morning to start the day.  We'll hike past the famous Plain of Six Glaciers Teahouse, continuing up the moraine till we reach the toe of the glacier.  Crossing the bergschrund can often be challenging before we head up some steeper snow slopes.  Views of Mt Lefroy and the horizon are unmatched during sunrise.  Depending on conditions we can either climb a short rock band or traverse around it until the snow ridge is regained. The Northeast Ridge leads us to the small, rock summit.