Veronica’s First Scramble on Mount Temple

Mount Temple Informtion

Summit: 3,543m (11,621 ft)

Elevation Gain: 1,690m (5,543 ft)

Round-trip Distance: 16km

Average Round-trip Time: 7-12 hours


Technical Equipment

Check the conditions. Crampons and an ice axe may be required if snow is present. Some (like us) may want to bring a 20m rope and harnesses for the crux section.  A helmet is recommended de to human-caused rockfall.


Further Information

Consult Alan Kane’s book Scrambles In The Canadian Rockies for a detailed route description and pick up a copy of the brochure A Scrambler’s Guide To Mount Temple from the Banff or Lake Louise Visitor Centres on your way in.

Be sure to check trail restrictions as bear restrictions limit travel to groups of four or more frequently during the summer months.

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