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Safer Approaches to Bugaboo Rock Climbs

Friends of Bugaboo Park have shared some alternative approaches to those often used

The Bugaboos are a popular alpine rock climbing destination from June to September, with mid-summer being the area’s busiest season. Due to drier than normal conditions, many of the popular approaches have been affected.

The famous Bugaboo/Snowpatch Col is pretty much a no-go due to extreme rockfall hazards – see photos of what it looks like here. Approaches to several other features, such as Crescent Towers is also suffering from more rockfall than normal.

The Friends of Bugaboos group has shared some photos of the best approaches to take when heading to some of the best walls. Check them out below and follow on Facebook here for more updates. Read about a rockfall accident that occurred in the Bugaboo/Snowpatch Col back in 2018.