Kananskis may not boast the tallest peaks in the area, but "size isn't everything". Within a short drive from Calgary, you can experience remote rugged and challenging routes in some of the most pristine wilderness of the world. Don't be lulled into thinking that these mountains aren't the real deal. The rock is lose and the adventure abundant. A solid Alpine climbing base, or a competent leader is essential.
Popular Alpine Climbs (click for details) - An overview of 11 popular Alpine climbs in the area.
Guidebooks (click for details) - For more detailed info on the Alpine Climbing in the area, a guidebook is very useful.
Groups (click for details) - There are a number of groups in the region that offer new climbers an opportunity to learn the sport from experienced climbers. These groups also provide the opportunity for experienced users to find a group of like minded individuals that are good at holding rope.