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leach" bat malham.
310m, 3 pitches.
One of the best routes in the Jasper area,
Kerkeslin Falls is visible from the Parkway in a significant avalanche chute.
The first pitch is easy grade two ice. Climb this pitch (about 35 metres) to a bolt anchor on the right.
The second pitch contains a short steep section (Grade III, 10 metres) and then angles back to grade two ice. Belay at bolts up right of a tree. From here you move the belay up on low angle terrain about 30 metres to the left side of pitch 3.
Pitch 3 is the money pitch and the reason why you're there. It's a fabulous wide ribbon of fairly steep grade 3/4 ice. It's about 35 metres long. Climb any line on this pitch - there is a bolt belay at the top on the right.
Rap the route to descent.
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