Bluerock Mountain Sept 27, 2013

  Start of winter in the mountains.  Drove to Turner Valley and then west to Sheep River area. Parked at Bluerock equestrian camp. Temp was -3 C and hiked on Bluerock creek trail in trees – at highpoint (bench and hitching post) headed up ridge and over first highpoint.  Second highpoint has major rock wall […]

Mount Edith Cavell East Ridge 5.3 Sept 14, 2013

  Dry – never touched any snow so no ice axe or crampons!  Ideal conditions with a perfect sunny day so we had to go do this classic. Stayed at hostel which worked out ok- reasonable bed and used kitchen at 4 am.  walking at 5 am – busy as at least a dozen others […]