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Southeast Face of Cascade # 6431

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Date: 2005.02.12
Vantage Point: From near old Hoodoos Trail

Caption: The steep SE Face of Cascade Mountain, with some of Cascade Falls visible in the lower middle left.

PhotoDescr: After looking on the Alpine Accidents Website I noticed that on September 21, 1989 a scrambler went up the face and retreated before making the summit and got lost. After a short fall he was stranded on the face for 2 nights before being rescued. I have scrambled up manyyyyyy easy-to-difficult mountains and I can say I would never scramble up that face without ropes, if at all.

Next to the view from the E which David Wasserman has a picture of, this is one of less photographed sides of Cascade, with the most popular being all of those Cascade pictures you see on Calendars, etc, taken from Main Avenue in Banff.

Love it or hate it, Cascade is a highly ascended mountain which is huge and occupies the entire space between the Cascade River and Forty Mile Creek. It also has 941m of prominence above Elk Lake Pass which separates Cascade Mountain from the Vermilion Range.

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