Lotus Flower Tower Expeditions

Lotus Flower Tower Expeditions
Have you dreamt of big wall free climbing? If so then our Lotus Flower Tower Expedition is probably one of the greatest climbing trips in the world. 

Many years ago I was lucky enough to travel to a remote part of Canada and climb a route called the Lotus Flower Tower. Set in the impressive Cirque of the Unclimbables the Lotus Flower Tower is one of the most amazing free climbs in the world. It is also one of the hardest to get to. What we are offering here is a fully guided Lotus Flower Tower Expedition.

In terms of difficulty the route has an E2/3 pitch but in general the climbing s HVS or below. As such it is well within the realms of most climbers to attain this isolated summit via 17 pitches of rock climbing. With the option to camp out on the face on a large central ledge. As such this offers up the realms of big wall free climbing to so many people.

What we offer is a guided service whereby we arrange the transport from Whitehorse to the Cirque and then guide you up the Lotus Flower Tower and at the same time take any further chance we have to ascend the neighbouring peaks.

This is not a cheap trip and will cost in the region of £5000 for an individual, we can guide two to four people up this route with up to two guides coming along to ensure your safety with a 1 to 2 person ratio at all times. As such if you can get a few friends together then this really could be the adventure of a lifetime.

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Lotus Flower Tower topo

The climbing in the area is some of the most amazing granite you will ever encounter, its remotest adds the amazing sense of place. During our last expedition, we also managed to fit in a new route on a neighbouring peak. We did have the luxury of a month. We would suggest a minimum of two weeks in order to get a weather window for the Lotus Flower Tower. The ideal time is May through to July, when you can expect warm days.

Prior Experience: Climb up to E2
Duration: 14 Day
Cost: £P.O.A
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    Photos from Previous Courses

    The remote Kichatna Spire in the Alaska Range, big wall climbing on steriods.

    The remote Kichatna Spire in the Alaska Range, big wall climbing on steriods.

    Kyle Wood on a How to Big Wall Course. Here learning the basics of Aid Climbing

    Kyle Wood on a How to Big Wall Course. Here learning the basics of Aid Climbing

    The immaculate Cirque of the Unclimabables and the classic 17 pitch E1 The lotus FLower Tower.

    The immaculate Cirque of the Unclimabables and the classic 17 pitch E1 The lotus FLower Tower.

    Mark Reeves delivering a workshop on the basic skills required to go from UK climbing to Big Wall aid climbing at the PYB Big Wall Symposium.

    Mark Reeves delivering a workshop on the basic skills required to go from UK climbing to Big Wall aid climbing at the PYB Big Wall Symposium.

    Troll Wall, Europe's highest cliff and one that gave Snowdonia Mountain Guides head coach a stern lesson in learning the basic of big walling.

    Troll Wall, Europe's highest cliff and one that gave Snowdonia Mountain Guides head coach a stern lesson in learning the basic of big walling.


    Steve Sinfield climbing the initial damp grooves pitches on the amazing 17 pitch remote wall the Lotus Flower Tower in the Cirque of the Unclimbables. In order to fix a rope to allow a speedy blast off.

    Steve Sinfield climbing the initial damp grooves pitches on the amazing 17 pitch remote wall the Lotus Flower Tower in the Cirque of the Unclimbables. In order to fix a rope to allow a speedy blast off.

    Learning to Aid Climb up a UK trad Route.

    Learning to Aid Climb up a UK trad Route.


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