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Scrambling

Activity

“Scrambling” is a fairly recent term that has a lot of different meanings depending on who you ask. In its mildest forms, scrambling is alpine hiking with the intent of reaching a summit or other significant high point. At its most challenging, scrambling can essentially become free soloing; where one climbs a near-vertical surface without the assistance, or protection, of ropes or anchors. For the purpose of this website, scrambling occupies the grey area between hiking and mountaineering, and in most cases includes sections of hands-on rock climbing.

Reports featuring this activity

Heart Mountain Circuit

– Max. Elev. 2,319 m / 7,608ft. –
Bow Valley Wildland / Canmore

Heather Ridge

– Max. Elev. 2,695 m / 8,842ft. –
Skoki Region / Banff National Park

Hilda Peak

– Max. Elev. 3,058 m / 10,033ft. –
Columbia Icefields / Banff National Park

King Creek Ridge & Mt. Hood

– Max. Elev. 2,420 m / 7,940ft. –
Elbow-Sheep Wildland / Peter Lougheed / Kananaskis Country

Little Yoho Valley Day 1

– Max. Elev. 2,845 m / 9,334ft. –
Little Yoho Valley / Yoho National Park

Little Yoho Valley Day 2

– Max. Elev. 3,015 m / 9,892ft. –
Little Yoho Valley / Yoho National Park

Mount Athabasca

– Max. Elev. 3,497 m / 11,473ft. –
Columbia Icefields / Jasper National Park

Mount Baldy

– Max. Elev. 2,195 m / 7,201ft. –
Elbow-Sheep Wildland / Kananaskis Country

Mount Bourgeau

– Max. Elev. 2,930 m / 9,613ft. –
Banff National Park / Alberta

Mount Chephren

– Max. Elev. 3,280 m / 10,761ft. –
Icefields Parkway (South) / Banff National Park

Mount Edith Cavell

– Max. Elev. 3,363 m / 11,033ft. –
Tonquin Region / Jasper National Park

Mount Fairview & Saddle Mountain

– Max. Elev. 2,748 m / 9,016ft. –
Lake Louise / Banff National Park