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Wapta Icefield
Parent Area: Park Ranges

Area: 342 sq km.   Location: The Wapta Icefield itself is just the north end of the Wapta Icefield traverse. See the Waputik Mountains for a full list of peaks typically considered part of the Wapta Icefield traverse. The Wapta Icefield is just the part north of Balfour Pass and Mount Gordon. The meltwaters from the Wapta feed four river systems: the Bow and the Mistaya on the Atlantic slope, and the Yoho/Kicking Horse and the Blaeberry on the Pacific slope. The eastern slope...more

Top Trips
One Day Ski Ascent of Trapper Peak from Peyto Lake Vern Dewit
Mount Collie in a day on skis from Bow Lake Vern Dewit
One Day Ascent of Portal Peak Vern Dewit
Wapta Icefield Traverse (Bow -Yoho Ski Traverse) Mike Warren
A Winter Ascent of Peyto Peak Vern Dewit
Scrambling Adventures from Caldron Lake Camp Eric Coulthard
Cirque Peak - Rockies most efficient mountain experience Myk Kurth
Mount Rhondda: The Old Guy Finally Gets a Summit David Wasserman
Tilley Peak Ski Ascent (Wapta Icefield) Brett Logan
Ah yes, Ayesha! Orvel Miskiw
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Top Photos
Mount Baker above Trapper Peak Eric Coulthard
Mount Gordon from the Northwest Rick Collier
Ayesha Peak Rick Collier
Wapta Icefield from the North Eric Coulthard
Trapper Peak from East-Southeast Reid Holmes
Iceberg Lake panorama including Vulture Peak Vern Dewit
Bow Lake and the Wapta Icefield, with Mount Rhondda David Wasserman
Lower and Upper Caldron Lake Eric Coulthard
Mount Collie from the Wapta Icefield David Wasserman
Mount Thompson from the Southwest David Wasserman
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