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FAQs: Mountain Climbing in Mount Robson

What should I know about Mountain Climbing Mount Robson?

There are a few different routes to the summit of Mount Robson, however, they are all technical ascents. If you do not have mountaineering experience then this is not the climb for you, for now anyway. One of the more classic routes is the Kain Face route. For more of a challenge, there’s the Emperor Face route. Then, when you’re done with Mount Robson, you can even climb nearby Mount Resplendent or Helmet Peak.

Why should I choose Mount Robson for my Mountain Climbing adventure?

**Classic North American climb **

Climbers come from all over the world, not just North America, to take on this climb. The first ascent was made by Conrad Kain in 1913 and from then it has been put on many mountaineers bucket list.

** Excellent physical challenge**

Climbing Mount Robson is no easy feat. It can normally be done in under five days, weather permitting and will require ice trekking, a glacial traverse and ascending large distances with a heavy pack.

**Varied terrain and routes **

You can choose from different routes to climb the mountains ranging from intermediate to more advanced. Along the way, you’ll encounter a wide range of terrain from glaciers and ice to mixed snow and boulders.

What can I expect from the weather during my Mountain Climbing trip in Mount Robson?

The climate is alpine and cold year round. The weather is also unpredictable and needs to be monitored carefully before climbing.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Mount Robson region?


What currency is accepted around Mount Robson?

Canadian Dollar

How can I get to Mount Robson?

Drive from Kamloops or Vancouver to the trail head. For some trips you may fly to a higher point.

What's the country code for the Mount Robson region?


When is the best time to travel to Mount Robson for Mountain Climbing?

July and August

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