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Watch Ski Descent of Aemmers Couloir in Rockies

It's one of the most classic ski lines in western Canada

Aemmers Couloir is a classic ski line on the north face of Mount Temple in Banff National Park. This classic line can be seen from almost everywhere in the Lake Louise region.

It’s steep, committing and from bottom to top is a no-fall zone. Round trip is about 26 kilometres and 1,400 metres of total vertical elevation gain. “Double ice axe and crampons are highly recommended,” said Sean Murray, who produced the video below. Professional skiers Cody Townsend and Chris Rubens skied it in 2019 as part of Townsend’s “50 Project.” It’s skied every year when conditions are right, but it’s recommended for only veteran backcountry skiers with avalanche training.

“These videos are my hobby and take months of work for me to put together,” said Murray. “It really means a lot to me for subscribing to my channel, and it will help me fund more videos like this one. Thanks for watching, and I hope this video inspires you to go out and ski something cool.”

Aemmers Couloir

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