Abbot Pass ACC Hut Lake O’Hara 2016 Banff Lake Louise


Abbot Pass Hut Trail Approach– 900m from O’Hara, 660m from Oesa, steep scree, take a helmet – use up path and come down scree down path– taken from Yukness



Abbot Pass – up trail has markings, either side of first buttress but right best, then stay left of pillar and next buttress, then follow trail across right to LH side of central gully.  Central gully is loose scree and is used for descent. People visible on trail are at bottom of central gully – down trail.  Taken from Yukness. click on pic to enlarge.


Abbot Pass Trail – approx up trail in red.  Best scree run down in orange – Saves up trail and Safer for people on up path.  See 3 people near bottom of down route on high res pic.


More pics – gully approach and hut interior   (from a trip in 2007)

Scramble trip – Yukness, Wiwaxy and overnight at hut

About Bill Kerr

Weekend climber, scrambler and backcountry skier from Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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2 Responses to Abbot Pass ACC Hut Lake O’Hara 2016 Banff Lake Louise

  1. Barb says:

    Thank you for the route information!!! It made the route up very easy (for a couple of gals who love hiking)! I’m really not sure how we would have done it with out it!

  2. Bill Kerr says:

    Thanks Barb. Glad you enjoyed the experience and that the info helped.
    Good information and good equipment can sure add to the enjoyment of these special places.
    Take care.

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