Long limestone cliff band with great challenging climbing


Shady limestone cliff gets some morning sun. Amazing belay station including natural benches.

Access issues

This area is crown land.


About 5km East of Nordegg. Take the forest road for 1.6km, there will be a small grassy pull off on the right. Follow the hiking trail on the West side of the road towards the cliff.


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Starts 5m left of 'Take That Cael' Go up the face with pockets to the roof.

Set: T. Bremicker, 2012

Start in the Left facing corning.

Set: M. Amyotte, 2011

Use the rope around the tree to get to the first bolt.

Set: A. Goodine, 2018

Set: C. Volkart, 2013

Set: K. Noruschat, 2016

Set: T. Taylor, 2018

Set: T. Taylor, 2018

Set: M. Adolph, J. Adolph & B. Boychuck, 2010

Set: T. Taylor, 2019

Set: M. Adolph & J. Adolph, 2016

Extension of 'Fear is the Dark Side'

Set: K. Noruschat

This is the first route you see at the top of the trailhead. Start up the dihedral to fun pockets above, holds get sparse as you get near the top.

Set: M. Adolph, J. Adolph & T.D. Elson, 2006

Set: M. Adolph, J. Adolph & T.D. Elson, 2006

Set: M. Adolph & J. Adolph, 2017

Set: J. Goodwin & C. Straus, 2004

Set: M. Adolph, J. Adolph & T. Taylor, 2016

Climb up the loose corner before pulling through roof. Finish on balancey moves through the face above on pockets.

Set: M. Adolph & J. Adolph

Set: A. Goodine, 2016

Fun layback down low to sustained climbing above to the finish.

Set: T. Taylor & M. Adolph, 2016

Set: K. Noruschat & T. Taylor, 2017

Set: K. Noruschat, 2016

Set: B. Young, 2006

This is the middle of 3 routes on this flat section of wall. Lots of super fun pockets! Beware a few might be wet inside. Climb through a couple small roofs to the finish.

Set: T. Hasse & C.Straus, 2004

Set: J. Mills, 2004

Set: J. Mills, 2004

Set: M. Adolph & I. Curran, 2016

Up the right side of the featured corner, pull over the small roof to challenging face climbing above.

Set: A. Goodine, 2016

Straight up to the left of the roof, head right to go above the roof to the anchor.

Set: T. Hasse, 2005

Set: M. Adolph & J. Adolph, 2016

Set: T. Taylor et All, 2016

Set: M. Adolph & T. Taylor, 2016

This route lives up to its name, there are lots of hidden holds trust your instincs to get to the finish.

Set: M. Smith, A. Cotterell & A. Goodine, 2016

Set: B. Larson, 2006

Set: Josh Rowlands & Tim Taylor

Set: Nick Shain & Tim Taylor

Set: Mike Adolph

Set: Mike Adolph, 2019

Set: Tobi Von Butler

Set: Adam Vaughan & Tim Taylor


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